• Kansas lost 4,000 private jobs, added 8,500 gov’t. jobs in 2Q

    Kansas lost 4,000 private jobs, added 8,500 gov’t. jobs in 2Q0

    4,000 private-sector jobs were lost in Kansas during the 2nd quarter of 2021, but 8,500 government jobs were added at the same time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Local units of government – mostly cities, counties, and school districts – added 6,000 jobs; state agencies and universities added 2,600, and federal jobs declined

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  • Kansas lost private-sector jobs in April

    Kansas lost private-sector jobs in April0

    The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Kansas lost 1,300 private-sector jobs in April.  Three other states in the region – Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Arkansas – also lost jobs, while Missouri, Colorado and Texas had job gains. Every regional state remains below private employment levels reported two years ago in AprilREAD MORE