The labor force participation rate, a way to measure employment by the working population ages 15 to 64, increased to 65.7 percent.
The US employment rate is the highest it has been in 50 years. The average monthly increase of jobs in the USA has been 161,000 during the first nine months of the year. The increase in US employment is in a 108-month stretch, pushing down the unemployment rate to a five-decade low and counteracting fears […]
The jobs held by Canadian employees in 2018 differ in many respects from those held by their counterparts in the early 1980s. Since the early 1980s, total employment has shifted away from full-time jobs. For Example, Statistics Canada found that all employees aged 17 to 64 working full-time declined from 87% in 1981 to 84% […]