December 2020 Jobs Report Shows 140,000 Jobs Lost as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States declined by 140,000 jobs while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent in December 2020, reflecting the recent increase in Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and efforts to contain the pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor …

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November 2020 Jobs Report Shows 245,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 245,000 jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 6.7 percent in November 2020, improvements reflecting the continued resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The jobs …

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Unemployment Rate for Veterans Dropping During Recovery from Coronavirus

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The October 2020 jobs report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed the unemployment rate for veterans saw a sizable drop during the month and may be a sign that some of the economic effects of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic “may be softening,” …

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October 2020 Jobs Report Shows 638,000 Jobs Added in Coronavirus Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 638,000 jobs while the unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point to 6.9 percent in October 2020, improvements reflecting the resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics …

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September 2020 Jobs Report Shows 661,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 661,000 jobs while the unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage point to 7.9 percent in September 2020, improvements reflecting the resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. …

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August 2020 Jobs Report Shows 1.4 Million Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 1.4 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 8.4 percent in August 2020, improvements reflecting the resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to contain it, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of …

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July 2020 Jobs Report Shows 1.8 Million Jobs Added in Coronavirus Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 1.8 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in July 2020, improvements reflecting the resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to contain it, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of …

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June 2020 Jobs Report Shows 4.8 Million Jobs Added in Recovery from COVID-19

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 4.8 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 11.1 percent in June 2020, improvements reflecting the continued resumption of economic activity curtailed in March and April due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of …

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Jobs Report Error Lowered Unemployment Rate by Three Percentage Points

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The May 2020 jobs report that showed the United States economy added a surprising 2.5 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 13.3 percent despite the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that caused a record loss of 20.5 million jobs in April 2020 also contained …

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May 2020 Jobs Report Shows 2.5 Million Jobs Added Despite Coronavirus Crisis

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added a surprising 2.5 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 13.3 percent in May 2020 despite the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that caused a record loss of 20.5 million jobs in April 2020, according to the jobs report from the …

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