October 8, 2019

Hospital employment up in September

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

Employment in US hospitals was up 8,100 jobs in September to a seasonally adjusted 5,267,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on October 4. That’s up 101,500 more employees than a year ago.

Overall, healthcare employment has increased 422,600 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate fell by 0.2% to 3.5%, the lowest since 1969.

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