Nick Bunker is the Economic Research Director for North America at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.
Industries in mining, transportation, and construction are major contributors to this year’s slowdown in the labor market.
The outlook for labor demand continues to darken, as job openings disappoint again this month. On […]
The US economy added 136,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 3.5%, down from 3.7% a month earlier.
Wage growth may be steady, but growth in average weekly earnings is slowing due to a decline in average hours worked.
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