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U.S. Employment Continues to Improve


LPH submitted a new blog post
The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report shows the United States economy continues to rebound from the lockdowns due to the SARS CoV-2 virus. This report includes two measures of employment: the household survey and establishment survey.

  • Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 467,000 in January 2022.
  • Unemployment rate remains 4.0%. This is down 2.4% from last year.
  • The number of unemployed persons remains at 6.5 million.
  • The labor participation rate is 62.2% in January.
  • The number of part time employed decreased to 3.7 million.
  • The number of persons who teleworked increased to 15.4%.

The BLS report includes revised numbers for 2021. Preliminary numbers in March - July were revised lower while other months were increased.

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