VIDEO: DOL – 1,020 More Jobs in Dec. ’12; Private Sector Jobs Up by 1,290; 200 Fewer Government Jobs

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Guam -The Guam Department of Labor is reporting that the number of jobs on Guam grew by 1,020 between December 2011 and December 2012.

The number of private sector jobs grew by 1,290, but 200 government jobs were lost. There were 70 fewer federal jobs year-over-year, and GovGuam employement dropped by 200 from Dcember 2011.

READ the DOL December employment report HERE

According to the report, the “Construction” sector led the way with 680 new jobs, followed by the “Transportation and Public Utilities” sector which gained 420 jobs and 390 additional jobs in the “Hotel” sector.