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JLL’s U.S. Employment Data and Trends

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United States unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since August 2007, setting the stage for an imminent interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve in the near future. JLL’s employment report digs into the data and the trends.

The November 2016 employment summary includes:

  • The U.S. labor market added 178,000 net new jobs in November, consistent with monthly additions during the second half of 2016 but below the year-to-date and 2015 averages.
  • Labor-market tightening
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New Jersey Had Largest Job Gains in Fifteen Years: Education and Health Services Took the Lead

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  • COW_New Jersey_Feb_1_2016After adding less than 30,000 jobs in 2014, an uptick in hiring led to 64,500 private sector jobs being added in New Jersey during 2015. This represented the largest yearly gain since 78,400 jobs were created in 2000.
  • Education and health services led all business sectors by adding 16,200 new jobs,
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