Texas Job Growth Continues in February, Adding More Than 17,000 New Jobs

The Texas economy continued growing in February adding 17,700 jobs and remained at a 3.8 percent unemployment rate, according to the latest report out from the Texas Workforce Commission.Growth was largely driven by the private sector which added 15,100 jobs in February and 256,000 jobs year over year. Private sector employment growth was at 2.5 percent in February. It's remained above 2.0 percent for about two and half years."Our state's constant job growth, high demand industries, and low unemployment rate make Texas one of the most attractive states in the nation," TWC Commissioner Representing the Public Robert D. Thomas said in a statement Friday.  Continue reading...

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