Employment and Unemployment: National
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 on August 2, 2018 | 1:46 pm
News from EPI › Strong job growth combined with flat wage growth provides little evidence for skills shortages
Posted on July 6, 2018 | 9:04 am
What to Watch on Jobs Day: Public sector jobs are threatened by austerity and attacks on collective bargaining
Posted on July 5, 2018 | 11:28 am