Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: August 3, 2018

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national employment report.

News from EPI › Job growth slows in the dog days of summer | 9:04 am, August 3, 2018
Today’s jobs report showed the economy added 157,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 3.9 percent. The falling unemployment rate reflects positive changes in the labor market, as more workers entered the labor force.

Posted August 3, 2018 | Read the full report from EPI »

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