– by New Deal democrat
4,800,000 million jobs added. This makes up about 22% of the 22.1 million job losses in March and April.
U3 unemployment rate improved 2.2% from 13.3% to 11.1%, compared with the January low of 3.5%.
U6 underemployment rate improved 3.2% from 21.2% to 18.0%, compared with the January low of 6.9%.
Those on temporary layoff declined 4,778,000 to 10.565 million.
Permanent job losers increased by 588,000.
April was revised downward by -100,000. May was revised higher by 190,000 respectively, for a net of 90,000 more jobs gained compared with previous reports.
Leading employment indicators of a slowdown or recession
I am still highlighting these because of their leading nature for the economy overall. These were uniformly very positive: