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EDC SURVEY SHOWS ONLY 3% OF EMPLOYERS EXPECT LAYOFFS

(Richmond, IN)--This week, the EDC of Wayne County released results of a labor and wages survey that was conducted in Whitewater Valley counties.  In that survey, 55% of employers said they plan on adding workers in the next year while only three percent expect layoffs.  More than a third of employers indicated substance abuse is at least a moderate problem in the workplace.  Production workers in our area are making a median wage of $13.85 per hour.  General laborers report a median pay rate of $14.18 per hour.

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