But that doesn't mean people aren't working. Total hires in Indiana remain steady, federal estimates show. And the June percent of Indiana residents in the workforce was slightly above the national average.
The number of quitting employees is consistently higher than the number let go by employers, except in April and May 2022. As the graph below shows, the gap between the two types of employment separation in Indiana got wider. But new May and June* 2022 estimates might signal the start of a return to the average.