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April 20, 2012

March 2012 Jobs Count

Job Growth Remains Stagnant but Workers Find Jobs – February’s poor job growth performance carried over into March, as total nonfarm employment fell 0.1 percent, a loss of 800 jobs. Total nonfarm employment now stands at 761,300 jobs. Despite the loss, however, more and more West Virginians are continuing to find work. Read report

A Closer Look: Low-Wage Workers Are Better Educated Than Ever

Today’s low-wage worker in West Virginia is both older and more educated than in the past. The lack of wage growth despite increases in education for low-wage workers reflects the erosion of the minimum wage in recent decades.

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