Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: November 2, 2018

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

News from EPI › Strong jobs report continues positive trend that began in 2010 | 9:11 am, November 2, 2018
This morning’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed that the economy added 250,000 jobs in October. (The BLS reports that Hurricane Michael had no discernible October’s jobs numbers.) Average payroll employment growth over the last three months is now 218,000, in excess of what is needed to absorb new and returning labor market entrants.

Posted November 2, 2018 | Read the full report from EPI »

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