workforce participation rate
Aug 2017

The data may surprise you

Jul 2017

No June swoon: US adds 222,000 jobs

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2017 9:21 AM

Labor force surge.

Jan 2017

Reuters: Hey, we hit “full employment”!

Dec 2016

Reality bites.

Aug 2016

Pleasant surprise?

Jun 2016

“This is a tale of two economies.”

Did we actually lose jobs in May?

Ed Morrissey Jun 06, 2016 10:41 AM

Fed facepalm?

59K subtracted from last two months.

Feb 2016

Meh: US added 151,000 jobs in January

Ed Morrissey Feb 05, 2016 10:41 AM

Rush to exits of labor force?

Nov 2015

October jobs report shows 271,000 jobs added

Ed Morrissey Nov 06, 2015 9:21 AM

All eyes on the Fed.

Oct 2015

September jobs report whiffs: 142,000 jobs added

Ed Morrissey Oct 02, 2015 9:11 AM

Sour notes.

Sep 2015

Dropping out.

Jul 2015
Jun 2015

May jobs report: 280,000 jobs added, U-3 at 5.5%

Ed Morrissey Jun 05, 2015 10:01 AM

Not bad. But not great, either.

Apr 2015
Feb 2015

Big upward revisions for November and December.

Jan 2015

Participation rate falls to 36-year low and wages decline slightly.

Dec 2014

Boom: November jobs report shows 321K jobs added

Ed Morrissey Dec 05, 2014 9:21 AM

2014 employment to party like it’s 1999?

Nov 2014

Workforce participation rate still near 36-year low at 62.8%.

Oct 2014

The end of the era of personal responsibility

Jazz Shaw Oct 14, 2014 2:41 PM

When the hammer falls

Sep 2014

August jobs report: 142,000 jobs added in big miss

Ed Morrissey Sep 05, 2014 9:21 AM

U-3 drops to 6.1%, U-6 at 12.0%.

Jul 2014

But the civilian workforce participation rate still at 36-year low of 62.8%.

Apr 2014

Thaw, not warmth.

Feb 2014

The death knell for Obamanomics.

Jan 2014

And not just on salaries.

Surprise: Income mobility is not falling after all

Ed Morrissey Jan 23, 2014 12:01 PM

Plus, be careful of the allies you wish for.

Worst in almost three years.

New normal?

Nov 2013

The eternal sunshine of the spotless AP economic report.

Economic anxiety highest since the 1970s.

Obama: How about we change the subject, mm-kay?

Ed Morrissey Nov 23, 2013 10:01 AM

The parade of pivots continues.

Oct 2013


Gallup: Workforce still declining

Ed Morrissey Oct 03, 2013 9:21 AM

Weekly jobless claims stable.

Sep 2013

Jobs report: 169,000 jobs added, 7.3% jobless rate

Ed Morrissey Sep 06, 2013 8:36 AM

312,000 dropped out of labor force. Update: 516,000?