Chart displaying June 2019 employment data
The labor market rebounded in June 2019, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) monthly Employment Situation
April 2019 table
Employment was up again in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly Employment Situation data
Mar 2019
Employment rebounded in March with the economy adding 196,000 jobs, up sharply from only 33,000 jobs added in February (revised up from +20,000 jobs), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly Employment Situation data
Feb 2019
Overall, the economy added only 20,000 jobs in February, a sharp decrease from the 311,000 jobs added in January (revised up from +304,000) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly Employment Situation data
The unemployment rate increased to 4.0 percent in January according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Dec 2018 blog table
The economy added 312,000 jobs in December, a strong increase from the 176,000 jobs added in November (revised up from 155,000), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December Employment Situation Summary
Nov 2018 blog table
The unemployment rate remained unchanged for the third consecutive month at 3.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ November Employment Situation Summary.
October 2018 blog table
The unemployment rate remained unchanged for both the overall workforce and those ages 55 and older, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ October Employment Situation Summary
Mature designer looking at laptop
The share of the workforce ages 65 and older is growing, but a new Public Policy Institute (PPI) report reveals that jobseekers in this age group continue to face challenges in their search for work.
September 2018 blog table
Though the unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent in September, job growth slowed compared with August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ September Employment Situation Summary.
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