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Texas lost industrial jobs for first time since oil rout began

Texas lost industrial jobs for first time since oil rout began

Houston still ranks #1 in manufacturing jobs, with 259,720 workers, but down 4.1% as oil prices fall over past two years Manufacturing employment in Texas declined for the first time since the recession, reports the 2016 Texas Manufacturers Register®. According to MNI’s industrial database, manufacturers in Texas shed 7,379 jobs, or a half per cent, between […]