August Marks 4th Straight Month of Employment Gains: +3,756,000 | CNSNews

Here’s some encouraging news heading into the Labor Day weekend:  The number of employed Americans increased for a fourth straight month in August, as 3,756,000 more Americans either returned to or joined the labor force, according to the monthly report produced by the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.After slipping from a near-record high of 158,759,000 in February — then tanking in April to 133,403,000 — the number of employed Americans increased in May to 137,242,000; June (142,182,000); July (143,532,000) and now August (147,288,000 employed).

Source: August Marks 4th Straight Month of Employment Gains: +3,756,000 | CNSNews

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