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  • National private sector employment trends favor Texas, Alaska, North Dakota: A five year study found that the recent-half decade took a toll on most parts of the country.  Forty states had fewer jobs in May 2010 than five years earlier and the nation lost a total of 4.51 million private-sector positions between mid-2005 and mid-2010.
  • Smaller Gains in U.S. Employment Index Signal Slow Jobs Rebound: The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index increased 0.3 percent to 97, the highest level since November 2008, the New York-based private research group said today. The measure, which has climbed since August 2009, rose 1.3 percent a month on average in the six months to April.
  • Unemployed youth worldwide now 81 million:  The ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2010 showed that there are some 81 million youth unemployed at the end of 2009 out of the 620 million economically active youth aged 15 years old to 24 years old. This is the “highest number ever,” the ILO report said, adding that the 2009 figure is 7.8 million more than the global number registered in 2007.

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