It’s hard to read the latest report on the state of the job market as anything but excellent news for the American economy and American workers.
Employers added 257,000 jobs in January, but the best news was in revisions to previous months.
The New York Times reports, “The nation is now estimated to have added 423,000 jobs in November and 329,000 in December, making them truly blockbuster months for job growth in the United States.”
“And finally — finally — there was meaningful evidence that an improving job market was translating into higher pay for workers.”
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