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Monthly report gives mixed signals for health-care jobs

The March jobs report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas had good and bad news for health-care categories.

Monthly report gives mixed signals for health-care jobs

The March jobs report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas had good and bad news for health-care categories.

Challenger said companies in its Health Care/Products sector lost 2,049 jobs in March, bringing the yearly total to 6,880. The Pharmaceutical sector lost 123 jobs, which takes that yearly total to 4,459.

However, both of those sectors were among those announcing plans to add jobs.

Challenger said the companies in the Health Care/Products category plan to add 1,630 jobs, which trailed only Computers. The Pharmaceutical sector predicts it will add 554 jobs.

David Sell
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