DVD『日本人マネージャー必須DVD - セクハラ基礎知識:アメリカ版』一部抜粋

ウェビナー『人事管理の最新事情』一部抜粋

Online Seminar

<!–:en–>JANUARY 2012 FEDERAL JOBS REPORT CONTINUES IMPROVED MOMENTUM FOR JOB GROWTH<!–:–>

February 3, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor released the Jobs Report for January today reporting continued improved momentum in net job creation. U.S. unemployment (U-3) declined to 8.3% in January 2012 from 8.5% in December 2011. January 2012 marks the fifth straight month of unemployment rate decline and the second consecutive month for net new job creation of over 200,000.

Overall, U.S. employers added 243,000 net new jobs during January. The job gains and losses by industry included the following:

Professional & business services +70,000
Leisure & Hospitality +44,000
Healthcare +31,000
Wholesale Trade +14,000
Retail Trade +19,000
Information (motion picture & sound recording: -8,000) -13,000
Construction +21,000
Mining +10,000
Government (no change in January
but lost 276K workers during last 12 mos.)
nil

Another unemployment statistic (U-6) which captures a larger group (total unemployed, plus those who are marginally attached to the labor force, plus those employed in part-time status but wanting full time status) has also been slowly declining but is a much higher rate that the U-3. The U-6 unemployment rate as of January 2012 is at 15.1%
which is down from 16.4% in September 2011 and 17.3% in January 2011.  02.03.2012