Jobless Rate Down to 9.4 Percent, Lowest Since May 2009

"It's a lot easier for companies to lay off workers than to hire workers," Bronars said.

The labor market is slower to recovery than the gross domestic product or stock market, he said, because companies are looking to fill positions that have the right skills and qualifications.

As for whether the new numbers are a sign of where things are headed, Bronars said, "You can never really tell with one month of numbers."

-- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 12556161. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 12556161. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 12556161. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 12556161. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 12556161. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 12556161.
Page
  • 1
  • |
  • 2
Join the Discussion
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...