NE Tenn. – SW Va. post another month of job losses


June jobsPPPJob losses outnumbered gains in the Business Journal’s 17-county coverage area in June. There were 2,961 fewer jobs than there were in May according to unadjusted numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Only employers in Buchanan and Lee counties added jobs. And those gains were small. The largest loss was in Washington Co. Tenn.

County employment levels have slipping below pre-recession levels after a strong recovery that peaked in late 2012 then began receding. This year’s jobs high point came in April.
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