Can’t Twist It: Employment Up – BLS Explained 2

By Daniel McKay
Can't Twist It: Employment Up - BLS Explained
The accusation that the “books are cooked” or that the numbers have fallen because people have dropped out of the labor force is absurd and unfounded.  Employment numbers come from a BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) survey that samples 60,000 households, consisting of roughly 110,000 individuals monthly from around the country. While this isn’t sampling ...