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BLS: Recreation Employment Rebounding

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July 30, 2010 by   Leave a Comment

Chart courtesy of Bureau of Labor Statistics

Chart courtesy of Bureau of Labor Statistics

Courtesy of Derrick Crandall, president of the American Recreation Coalition (ARC), comes this interesting fact: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment in the recreation field is doing markedly better than other leisure and travel segments.

Look at the accompaning chart to track how employment in the fields of air transportation, recreation and lodging have evolved over the past year.

In general, recreation employment retreated less during the recession and has come back more quickly than the other two industrial segments.

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