State of the Labor Market
Commentary, data, analysis and insight into the US and global economy.
How veterans are faring in today’s tight labor market.
The labor market remains strong but is clearly slowing down.
The US economy added 128,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 3.6%, up from 3.5% in September.
Industries in mining, transportation, and construction are major contributors to this year’s slowdown in the labor market.