The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 21, 1968 · Page 16
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 16

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, November 21, 1968
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f Palm Beach Post, Thursday , Nov. 21, 1968-17 SALVATION ARMY P CI UP TOUI ' SALVAGE FURNITURE, Nonfarm Employment In County CLOTHING I APPLIANCES. PHONE 832-2835 Up 1,700 In October V.D. iness, s me Dusi They'll give you the brush! HOP IX YOLR CAR - SHOP AS YOU ARE 7 am QUANTITY fill RIGHTS IJ If 4 4 RESERVED VI I I PITI K PRICES EFFECTIVE NOV. 21 it THRU 27T1 A,: m BORDEN'S & jS EH 8 I Kb El FOR HIM Club Style Hairbrush of 18.000 workers in the county. The increase was made in durable goods, which in turn was caused by a rise in machinery employment. Douglas reported. The manufacturing category also gained 900 workers in a year, due to a 700-employe gain in durable goods and 200 in nondurable goods Construction employment gained steadily over the year's time, numbering 8.400 workers in October, a net gain of 1,000 workers. Again the tourist season was responsible for the majority of the increase. Special trades, such as electrical, plumbing and plastering reflect the completion phases in building construction and remodeling that is being done in preparation for the tourist season in the county, Douglas said. October reports show that trade businesses gained 400 employes since September, with most of the extra hiring taking place in food, apparel and accessories stores and eating and drinking The opening of the winter season in Palm Beach County was given as the reason for a substantial increase of 1,700 workers in the nonfarm employment category during October. Nonfarm employment during October was 91.100. compared with 89.400 in September, according to Robert M. Douglas, manager of the West Palm Beach branch of the Florida State Employment Service. The largest gains in nonfarm employment last month were in trade, services and miscellaneous. These categories also reflected a rise over the same period last year. October's non-farm employment increased 5.300 workers over the number in October, 1967, Douglas said. Heaviest gains during the year's time were , made in manufacturing, construction, trade, services, miscellaneous and government. Manufacturing businesses gained 200 employes since September, registering a total Since September, 1967, wholesale trade acquired 300 employes, compared with 700 for the retail trade establishments. In retail trade, eating and drinking establishments secured the largest number of workers, 1,000. Seasonal increases since September occurred in services and miscellaneous acquired 400. Douglas reported that the total Palm Beach County civilian labor force in October was 128.600. compared with 122.700 in September and 122.-100 in October. 1967. Unemployment in the county dropped from 4.300. registered in September, to October's 3.800. The breakdown of employment in the county included: Agriculture. 14.900; manufacturing, 18,000; contract construction, 8.400; transportation, communication and public utilities. 4.100; trade, 23.000; finance, insurance and real estate, 5.500; services, miscellaneous and mining. 16.300; government. 15.800 (federal, 1,100). Sewer Line Repairs Head Council Agenda PALM SPRINGS - Sewer line repairs head items for consideration at the regular meeting of the Palm SPrings Village Council at 7:30 tonight. The meeting will be at the Village Hall. Village clerk Mrs. Mary Lou Seeman said that replacement of sewer lines in the vicinity of Henthorne and Granada Drives has been placed on the agenda by Councilman August Grader. The Council is also slated to appoint a new member to the Library Board for a five-year term. Departmental reports and reports of councilmen will be received. 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