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Four Small Business New Year’s Resolutions For Success In 2021

Transportation employment rose in the last month of 2020 to offset nonfarm payroll that declined by 140,000, according to the December jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Jan. 8.

E-commerce continues to buoy the transportation and warehousing jobs market, which rose by 47,000 in December — as the largest gains came in the couriers and messengers sector, which added 37,000 new jobs last month. That sector includes the growing last-mile local delivery industry that has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Total nonfarm payroll saw declines in leisure and hospitality, private education, and government; while there were increases in professional and business services, retail trade, construction, and transportation and warehousing. The nonfarm employment is down by 9.8 million (6.5%) compared to the last pre-pandemic numbers of February 2020. 

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Posted Date : January 11 2021