Jobs Market Growing, U.S. Unemployment Decreasing

Published: Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:16pm
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The October jobs report is out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the news continues to be positive overall with the unemployment rate in October at 3.7 percent.

The economy also added 250,000 jobs — that’s a jump from the 134,000 non-farm jobs added in September.

The Show was joined by Heidi Shierholz, senior economist and director of policy for the Economic Policy Institute to help us understand what the story is behind all these numbers.

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