• November 14, 2019

Odessa American: Ray Perryman Column

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PERRYMAN:Jobs snapshot

The US labor market is tight, with national unemployment rates well below the 4% level commonly considered “full employment.” There is perhaps some modest slack, with millions unemployed and others working part-time when they’d rather be working full time. Nonetheless, there are ample signs that even this limited supply of potential workers is diminishing in most markets and industries.

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