Tag: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Healthcare employment up in August

Editor's Notes Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in August to a seasonally adjusted 17,014,300 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on September 1. That’s up 70,900 since July. Hospital employment also was up by 14,500 jobs. The overall unemployment rate rose in August to 3.8%, for…

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By: Judy Mathias
September 5, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in July

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in July to a seasonally adjusted 16,916,700 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on August 4. That’s up 63,000 since June. Hospital employment also was up by 16,100 jobs. The overall unemployment rate fell in July to 3.5%, for…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 7, 2023
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Gen X unprepared financially for retirement

Editor's Note People born between 1965 and 1980, known as Generation X, are not prepared financially for retirement, according to a study from the National Institute on Retirement Security. Those with a private retirement plan have about $40,000 in savings, lower income Gen Xers have about $4,300, and some 40%…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 24, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in June

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in June to a seasonally adjusted 16,844,800 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on July 7. That’s up 41,100 since May. Hospital employment also was up by 15,000 jobs. The overall unemployment rate fell in June to 3.7%, for…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 10, 2023
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Healthcare job cuts on the rise, less job openings

Editor's Note According to a July 6 report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm that examines job cuts by US-based employers, healthcare/products companies and manufacturers, including hospitals, announced 38,279 job cuts in the first half of 2023, which is up by 97%…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
July 6, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in May

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in May to a seasonally adjusted 16,812,200 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on June 2. That’s up 52,400 since April. Hospital employment also was up by 19,600 jobs. The overall unemployment rate rose in May to 3.7%, for…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 5, 2023
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$78M Department of Labor award aims to strengthen, diversity nursing workforce

Editor's Note Last week on May 11, the US Department of Labor announced more than $78 million in grants to 25 public-private partnerships to "support workforce training programs in 17 states and address staffing challenges nursing professionals face in the care economy," the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) reports.…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
May 19, 2023
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Healthcare employment growing while US job market missing 2.6M people

Editor's Note According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022 ended on a high note as far as healthcare employment trends go, with December reflecting 16,687,700 employed workers—up 54,700 from November—and a rise of 15,700 in hospital jobs. Overall healthcare job growth in 2022 averaged 49,000 jobs each month, compared with…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
January 20, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in December

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in December to a seasonally adjusted 16,687,700 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on January 6. That’s up 54,700 since November. Hospital employment also was up by 15,700 jobs. The overall unemployment rate for December was 3.5%, for a…

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By: Judy Mathias
January 9, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in November

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in November to a seasonally adjusted 16,623,800 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on December 2. That’s up 44,700 since October. Hospital employment also was up by 11,000 jobs. The overall unemployment rate for November was 3.7%, for a…

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By: Judy Mathias
December 5, 2022
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