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01 Jul 2016

After hitting a two-month slow patch, the Welch Consulting Employment Index is recovering, though still below its recent high hit in March. The index is at 99.3, just shy of the 99.5 seen in March and above the 99.1 seen in May. 

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03 Jun 2016

The Welch Consulting Employment Index is continuing its retreat from the level it hit in March. While the index has fallen to 99.1 in May from the recent peak of 99.5 in March, it currently remains above the 2015 year-end value of 99.0.    

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06 May 2016

The Welch Consulting Employment Index has given back some of the gains made in each of the first three months of the year. While the index has fallen to 99.2 in April from 99.5 in March, this remains above the 2015 year-end value of 99.0.  

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01 Apr 2016

The Welch Consulting Employment Index once again showed continued strength in March, rising to 99.5 from 99.3 in January and 98.4 in March 2015.  

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04 Mar 2016

The Welch Consulting Employment Index showed continued strength in February, rising to 99.3 from 99.2 in January and 98.4 in February 2015.    

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05 Feb 2016

The Welch Consulting Employment Index showed continued strengthening in January, up from 99.2 from 99.0 in December and 98.2 in January 2015.    

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08 Jan 2016

The Welch Consulting Employment Index increased again in December, demonstrating continued strength in labor markets. The index rose from 98.6 in November to 99.0 in December, up from 98.0 in December 2014.    

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04 Dec 2015

The Welch Consulting Employment Index showed no change in November, holding steady at its highest level since December, 2008.  At 98.6, the index is 0.6 points higher than it was in December 2014.   

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06 Nov 2015

The Welch Consulting Employment Index rose 0.2 in October, hitting its highest level since December, 2008. The increase reverses the small dip in the index seen in September.  The September value of the index is 0.4 higher than the December 2014 value of 98.0.   

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02 Oct 2015

The Welch Consulting Employment Index fell 0.1 in September after a gain of 0.2 in August.  The decline brings the index 0.1 below the May value of 98.5.  The September value of the index is 0.4 higher than the December 2014 value of 98.0.   

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04 Sep 2015

The Welch Consulting Employment Index rose 0.2 in August after a gain of 0.1 in July.  These two increases bring the index back to its May value of 98.5.  The index is 0.5 higher than the December 2014 value of 98.0.  

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07 Aug 2015

In July the Welch Consulting Employment Index made a small gain of 0.1 point, moving up to 98.3.

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