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Labor Force Surprises Researchers

by | Mar 17, 2022 | Industry News

Omicron did not impact the labor force in the United States quite as expected. According to the Department of Labor, the private nonfarm economy added 467,000 jobs, despite a wave of the COVID-19 variant. Researchers expected to lose 301,000 jobs in January alone. The manufacturing industry did struggle, slowing significantly compared to late 2021 numbers. Overall, representatives with the Bureau of Labor Statistics say the employment figures are showing substantial improvements.

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