State of the Labor Market
Commentary, data, analysis and insight into the US and global economy.
The US economy gained 379,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 6.2%, down from 6.3% in January.
US job postings on Indeed.com on February 26 were 5.7% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Steady improvement continues.
But women have become more comfortable asking for job flexibility.
US job postings on Indeed.com on February 12 were 3.9% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Good news: gains have accelerated.