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EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT   •  Nov 2022  •  Volume 11 / Number 8
Texas: job openings and labor turnover state spotlight

Texas: job openings and labor turnover state spotlight

This Beyond the Numbers article will examine these labor market trends in Texas. Using JOLTS total nonfarm state estimates from December 2005 to December 2021, we compare Texas to states with similarly sized economies—California, Florida, and New York—as well as to the United States during the two most recent recessions.

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