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Ticker: Employers expecting strong recovery; Walsh, Raimondo push apprenticeships at sub plant

6 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

After a surge in March, confidence among businesses in Massachusetts took a tiny step backward in April but analysts said firms have their eyes on a robust recovery over the next six months.
The Associated Industries of Massachusetts' monthly confidence index shed 0.2 points in April. At 60.7 on a scale of 0 to 100, the index sits “comfortably in optimistic territory” and is 22.5 points higher than its reading a year ago, AIM said.
“The Future Index of the BCI is now almost 10 points higher than the Current Index, which sends a clear signal that Massachusetts employers anticipate a strong...
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