May Jobs Report Weak Growth Cause for Concern; Jobs Deficit Persists

Mark Price |

Total nonfarm employment in Pennsylvania fell in May of 2011 by just over 14,000 jobs, according to a report Press Released from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. This is an abrupt reversal from March of 2011 when the state added 23,000 jobs. This Reports and Briefing Papers highlights how monthly state-level payroll data are volatile and should be viewed with caution.