Indiana fares poorly in January job losses

March 8, 2007

Only Michigan and Wisconsin lost more jobs in January than Indiana, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Indiana surrendered 12,500 positions, a 0.4 percent decline from December, leaving the state with a seasonally adjusted 2,968,100 jobs.

Compared to a year earlier, the state is down 4,400 jobs. Indiana and other industrial states are struggling to recover jobs lost early in the decade to recession.

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