Texas led nation in job losses in March, ending 53-month hiring streak

April 22, 2015 5:04 PM

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Texas led the nation in job cuts in March, tallying 25,400 losses. That number represents the state’s first decline in a stunning 53 months, according to a Texas Workforce Commission report.

The struggling energy industry finally ended the Lone Star State’s long string of jobs success that dated back to September 2010. With the worldwide plummet of oil prices, Texas has endured widespread employment losses.

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