Friday, November 6, 2009

The Employment Situation news release

The latest Employment Situation news release ( was issued today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Highlights are below.

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