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June 1982, Vol. 105, No. 6
Occupational winners and losers:
who they were during 1972-80
Carol Boyd Leon
Economist, Division of Employment and Unemployment Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Jobs gains occurred in most occupational groupings in which Americans were employed during the 1970s, but close to half of the overall employment increase took place in just 20 of the 235 occupations; and, several job groups lost thousands of workers.
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