10 Industries Still Shedding Jobs

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Apartment rental (loss of 19,000 jobs)

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The number of rental units peaked in 2005 and has declined every year since. A wave of mergers and consolidation is now underway among big real-estate companies, which is expected to push down employment until 2015 or so.

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