October 2012 Employment Situation Report Results
The Employment Situation Report for October 2012 was released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 171,000 new jobs were added throughout the month, with employment rising in professional and business services, health care and retail trade. The national unemployment rate is up to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent last month. To review the full report, click here: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/empsit_11022012.pdf.