WASHINGTON —(ENEWSPF)--November 6, 2015. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the October 2015 Employment Situation report released today:
“The nation continues to bounce back from our worst economic crisis in generations. October was the most robust month of job growth in 2015, with total nonfarm employment increasing by 271,000.
“Performance was especially strong in professional and business services, retail trade, and construction, which nearly doubled its prior 12-month average. Private employers have now added 13.5 million jobs over 68 straight months of growth . . .