Average Duration of Unemployment

January 7, 2022 The average duration of unemployment fell 0.5 week in December to 28.6 weeks after rising 2.2 weeks in November.  Many of the people that became unemployed in 2020 remain unemployed.  It has been steady at about this same level since the spring....

ADP Employment

January 5, 2022 As shown above the ADP survey shows an impressive correlation with the private sector portion of the payroll employment data to be released a couple of days later.  And well it should.  ADP, or Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is a provider of...

Job Openings

January 4, 2022 The  Labor Department reported that job openings fell 529 thousand in November to 10,562 thousand after having jumped 489 thousand in October.  Openings reached a record high level of 11,098 thousand in July.  With as many job openings as there are, it...