Private Employment

December 4, 2020 Private sector employment rose 344 thousand in November after having risen 877 thousand in October and 930 thousand in September  Clearly, the pace of job creation slowed in November.  However, the weekly data from initial unemployment claims and the...

Payroll Employment

December 4, 2020 Payroll employment rose 245 thousand in November after having risen 610 thousand in October and 711 thousand in September  Clearly, the pace of job creation slowed in November.  However, the weekly data from initial unemployment claims and the number...

Unemployment Rate

December 4, 2020 The unemployment rate fell  0.2% in November to 6.7% after having declined by 1.0% in October and 0.5% in September.  After having jumped 10.3 percentage points in April from 4.4% to 14.7% the unemployment rate has declined in each of the seven months...