Retail employment dropped in March but overall job gains point to economic growth

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2019 – Retail industry employment in March was down by 11,700 jobs seasonally adjusted from February and down 47,400 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the Labor Department said today. The retail numbers, which exclude restaurants, came as the nation saw a monthly gain of 196,000 jobs overall. “March’s strong rebound in overall hiring throughout the economy is good news... Read More