Friday, November 6, 2009

The Employment Situation news release

The latest Employment Situation news release (http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/empsit.pdf) was issued today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Highlights are below.
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In October, the unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent, the highest since April 1983, and nonfarm payroll employment continued to decline (-190,000). The largest job losses over the month were in construction, manufacturing, and retail trade.

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2 comments:

  1. Well, it seems it may truly be decreasing at a decreasing rate... slightly.

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