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February 18, 2019

J:  The US economy posted a new milestone for employment opportunities at the end of 2019. On February 12, the BLS told us that on December 31, 2018, employers of all types all over the country had a record 7,335,000 job openings on a seasonally adjusted basis.


July 10, 2018

J:  On July 6 the BLS gave us a ton of interesting data on "The Employment Situation-June 2018."  For a start, they reported that the total number of people employed last month was a record 155,576,000.  This is an increase from a year earlier of 2,326,000 people emplo...

May 25, 2018

Every month the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases a report of the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey aka "JOLTS."  It usually comes out a week or so after the widely-followed "Employment Situation" report but because it covers data for the month before that...