Tomball - Magnolia Edition | July 2021

EMPLOYMENT

COMPILED BY JOE WARNER

THE COVID-19

Initial unemployment claims were the highest in Texas history during the COVID-19 pandemic. The highest month came early, with 1.1 million initial claims filed in April 2020.

THE JOBS?

These are the top three job categories in the Houston metro. HARRIS COUNTY Registered nurses 3,949 1 Customer service reps 1,228 2

1.2M

HIGHEST MONTH 1,122,244

Retail salespersons

1,209 3

1M 800K 600K 400K 200K 0

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers 111

Registered nurses 386

Retail salespersons

234 2

1

3

Registered nurses 382 FORT BENDCOUNTY 1 Registered nurses 256 GALVESTONCOUNTY 1 Registered nurses 154 BRAZORIA COUNTY 1

Customer service reps 104

Retail salespersons

193 2

3

Customer service reps 68

EVENT:

FILINGS:

Retail salespersons

TURMOIL Texas Five weekly peaks of initial unemployment filings from major events that affected Texas since 2000

166 2

3

315,167 63,788 49,398 30,949 26,115

COVID-19: April 4, 2020 Hurricane Harvey: Sept. 2, 2017 Recession: Sept. 27, 2008 Hurricane Rita: Oct. 8, 2005 Post 9/11: Jan. 12, 2002

Customer service reps 69

Retail salespersons

119 2

3

SOURCE: WWW.WORKINTEXAS.COM/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

SOURCE: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION AND U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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