Tag Archives: employment

Employment Situation — May 2015

Employment Situation — May 2015 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 280,000 in May, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and health care. Mining employment continued to […]

Employment Situation — April 2015

Employment Situation — April 2015 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, and construction. Mining employment continued to decline.