North American labor market trends

U.S. and Canadian Labor Statistics

October 5, 2012

The 7.8% U.S. unemployment rate in September matched the rate that President Obama inherited in January 2009, and that was the last time before now that the rate was below 8%.  7.8% represents a 2.2 percentage point decline from the peak of 10.0% in October 2009 and a drop of 1.2 percentage points from September […] More