Payroll employment in November 2007
December 11, 2007
Total nonfarm payroll employment continued to trend up (94,000) in November to 138.5 million, following little change in September (44,000) and a gain of 170,000 in October.
In November, job growth continued in several service-providing industries, while employment in construction and financial activities declined. Manufacturing employment continued to trend down.
These data are from the BLS Current Employment Statistics program, and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent two months are preliminary. More information can be found in "The Employment Situation: November 2007," news release USDL 07-1849.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Payroll employment in November 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/dec/wk2/art02.htm (visited October 23, 2014).
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