State of the Labor Market
Commentary, data, analysis and insight into the US and global economy.
The trend in job postings was 20.3% lower than in 2019 as of August 14 — the first decline in this metric since late April.
The trend in job postings was 18% lower than in 2019 as of July 31 — the thirteenth week of gradual improvement.
The line between being on temporary layoff and permanently losing a job is thin.