August 7, 2019

Hospital employment down 2,100 in July

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

Employment in US hospitals fell by 0.04% (2,100 jobs) in July to a seasonally adjusted 5,238,900, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on August 2. That’s still up 93,000 more employees than a year ago.

Overall, healthcare employment has increased 405,300 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate remains unchanged at 3.7%.

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