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The final jobs report of the Obama administration shows what changed since 2009 — for better and worse.
People held back from full-time work due to child care or family obligations are considered "voluntarily" unemployed. That removes many workers — especially women — from closely watched economic data.
Though the unemployment rate remained "essentially unchanged" at 5.4% in April, some sectors put more people to work than others.
U.S. employers added about 214,000 jobs in October and the unemployment rate fell to 5.8%.
U.S. unemployment falls to 5.9% — the lowest percentage in six years.
Well below expectations of 180,000. Unemployment rate dips to 6.6%.
There are a few more jobs and a few more unemployed people. And it doesn't look it's getting much better anytime soon.
What headlines say about the monthly jobs numbers is actually no more accurate than chance. A BuzzFeed original analysis.
"Thankfully a large portion of the country will have voted by then," says aide.
The former CEO of GE took to Fox News today to double down on his claim that the Bureau of Labor Statistics cooked their statistics to bring down the employment rate and help President Obama. Welch added "these numbers don't smell right."
Today's disappointing jobs report has a bright spot: modest job growth for women. Economist Betsey Stevenson explains why that may have happened, and why it's way too soon to celebrate.
As the economy improves, girls are finding jobs more quickly than their male counterparts. Why?
Big jobs report ignored by RNC.
"Unfortunately, these numbers cannot hide the fact that President Obama's policies have prevented a true economic recovery."