September 9, 2019

Hospital employment up in August

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

Employment in US hospitals was up 8,800 jobs in August to a seasonally adjusted 5,253,200, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on September 6. That’s up 97,400 more employees than a year ago.

Overall, healthcare employment has increased 392,100 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate remains unchanged at 3.7%.

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