Nonfarm payrolls rose by 313,000 in February – a HUGE number.
The Labor Department also announced significant upward revisions for December of January – a total of 54,000 jobs more than had been previously reported.
Nonfarm payrolls increase by 313,000 in February from CNBC.
This was the eighth time President Trump broke the record for the number of working Americans.
CNS News reported:
The number of employed Americans has now broken eight records, most recently in February, since President Donald Trump took office.
155,215,000 Americans were employed in February, 785,000 more than last month’s record 154,430,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.
The number of employed Black Americans hit a record high of 19,087,000 last month, and a record 72,530,000 women 16 and older were counted as employed.
The labor force participation rate increased three-tenths of a point, and the nation’s unemployment rate remained at a low 4.1 percent for a fifth straight month.