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Dec 2015 Employment Situation: Lost Full-Time Jobs December 4, 2015

Posted by geoff in News.

After the ADP jobs report got everybody hyped up (+217K jobs), we’ve all been waiting with bated breath for the BLS Employment Situation report. And the answer is: 211K!! (Per the Establishment Survey)

But continuing our 5-year tradition of ignoring the Establishment Survey, and tracking the Household Survey instead, we find that of 206K jobs added last month, 307K were part-time jobs. That’s right, we actually lost full-time jobs last month.

So yay.

Here’s your chart:



1. lauraw - December 4, 2015

I remember back in 2005 when libs were telling us that the high employment rate just represented all the crappy jobs.

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