The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index fell to 100.5 in April from an upwardly revised 101.1 in March, originally reported as 100.9, and is up 6% from a year ago, the group announced Monday.

“While employment is growing at the fastest rate in years, the leading indicators for employment are decisively flashing yellow,” said Gad Levanon, associate director for macroeconomic research at the board.

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