The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Friday, February 1, 2019

Shutdown? What shutdown? US adds 304,000 jobs in January

If the five-week shutdown had any impact on the economy, employers overlooked it — in droves. In January, the US added the most jobs in nearly a year, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported net job creation for the month at 304,000. Unemployment rose a little higher to 4.0% as temporary layoffs surged in the public sector due to the shutdown:

via hotair.com

https://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2019/02/shutdown-what-shutdown-us-adds-304000-jobs-in-january.html

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