The May jobs report had the potential to pass for decent, but then we looked at the labor force participation rate...
u.s. jobs report 2014
- May Jobs Report: Employment Exceeds Pre-Recession Peak, but Hold the Cheers…
- February Jobs Report: More Job Seekers, Still Too Few Jobs
Following two months of dismal growth, the February jobs report suggests an improving labor landscape. But despite the numbers, the employment picture remains cloudy at best.
The Labor Department reported today (Friday) that employers added 175,000 jobs last month, beating expectations of 150,000. Yet the February figure is still well below the 280,000 jobs created in the same month a year ago.