Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: October 5, 2018

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

News from EPI › Back-to-school jobs report shows a continue shortfall in public education jobs | 9:03 am, October 5, 2018
This morning’s jobs report showed that the economy added 134,000 jobs in September. While this is down from the 270,000 jobs created in August (higher than initially reported because of sizeable revisions), it’s likely that this below trend topline number is partially due to Hurricane Florence, which made landfall during the reference period for this survey.

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