261,000 new jobs created in October

STATEMENT BY U.S. SECRETARY OF LABOR ACOSTA ON OCTOBER JOBS REPORT:
“Job creators are hiring.  For two quarters in a row, the economy has grown by 3% or more.  Our economy is moving in the right direction, but there is more work to do.  Lower taxes and a simplified tax code will create the right conditions for increased labor force participation and increased wages.”

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osec/osec20171103

Nonfarm employment up 211,000 in April 2017

“Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000 in April 2017. That follows gains of 79,000 in March and 232,000 in February. Employment rose in April in leisure and hospitality, health care and social assistance, financial activities, and mining.”

https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/nonfarm-employment-up-211000-in-april-2017.htm

April 2017 Jobs Report Unemployment Rate 4.4%

“Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000 in April, and the unemployment
rate was little changed at 4.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported
today.

Job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, health care and social
assistance, financial activities, and mining.”

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm