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Restaurant Job Growth Hits 17-Year High in 2012, Is Third-Largest Job Creator into 2013

The restaurant industry added jobs at double the rate of the overall economy in 2012, and the National Restaurant Association (NRA) expects this trend to continue in 2013.  Eating and drinking places added jobs at a robust 3.4 percent rate last year, the strongest increase in 17 years, according to […]

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Restaurant Industry Remains Bright Spot in Nation’s Uneven Job Recovery

The nation’s economic recovery has proven tepid, especially when it comes to job creation. However, new analysis by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) shows that the restaurant industry continues to post solid job growth at more than double the rate of the overall economy. Since the employment recovery began in […]

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National Restaurant Association Reports Continued Restaurant Job Growth, Outpaces Overall Job Growth Rate by Two to One

New analysis by the National Restaurant Association(NRA) shows that the restaurant industry continues to serve as a leading creator of jobs, outpacing overall U.S. employment growth. In the 12 months ending June 2012, eating and drinking place employment jumped 2.7 percent, more than double the 1.3 percent increase in total […]

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