CHARLESTON - The ability to find jobs -- and the wages and benefits those jobs pay -- continue to pose problems for many people throughout the state of West Virginia.

On Saturday, the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy released the latest version of its annual study, "The State of Working West Virginia 2012." The report was written by Sean O'Leary and Ted Boettner.

Today, more than half of the Mountain State's 753,900 non-farm jobs are in three sectors: government; education and health services; and trade, transportation and utilities, according to the report.

The public sector alone employs one out of every five non-farm employees ...

See Paul J. Nyden's   Report paints bleak picture for W.Va. job seekers   for the Charleston Gazette

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