December 06, 2010

Job gains continue in temporary help services and health care in November

1-month change in nonfarm payroll employment, selected industries, November 2010
Industry Change from October 2010ľNovember 2010 (P)

Manufacturing

−13,000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

−13,000

Mining and logging

3,000

Leisure and hospitality

11,000

Education and health services

30,000

Professional and business services

53,000

Footnotes:
(P) Preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Job gains continue in temporary help services and health care in November.

 

 

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