December 2, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Payroll employment increases by 120,000 in November 2011

One-month change in payroll employment, by industry, November 2011
Industry Change in payroll employment (p)

Retail trade

49,800

Professional and business services

33,000

Education and health services

27,000

Leisure and hospitality

22,000

Transportation and warehousing

8,300

Financial activities

8,000

Mining and logging

4,000

Manufacturing

2,000

Other services

2,000

Wholesale trade

-1,700

Information

-4,000

Construction

-12,000

Government

-20,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Payroll employment increases by 120,000 in November 2011.

 

 

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