The official unemployment rate has been dropping, but as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen conceded Tuesday, the national economic state is less rosy than these numbers suggest.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their report on the employment situation today, estimating that the American economy added 321,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8%.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their report on non-farm payroll jobs today and estimated that the American economy added 214,000 jobs - pointing to an economy that continues to be sluggish. The workforce participation rate is unchanged from a year ago, at 62.8%. The unemployment rate edged slightly downward over the past month, though, and now sits at 5.8%.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor is out with their jobs report on August's economic situation. The report is a huge, huge miss.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out today with its estimate of how many jobs the economy added in July - and it's 209,000. It's down from the huge gains in June but still relatively good news - it's the sixth straight month with jobs gains over 200,000.
June's jobs report is out and it's a heartening sign that the economy has started to accelerate.
The monthly jobs report prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.3%, and that 217,000 jobs were added to the economy. The labor participation rate was unchanged, the BLS reported, at 62.8%.
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