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Current Job Recovery Is Slowest in Past 50 Years

Created on June 18, 2014

Current Job Recovery Is Slowest in Past 50 Years

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Six-and-a-half years after the recession began, nonfarm employment has returned to pre-recession levels. The next-slowest recovery took less than four years.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics / Haver Analytics. Figures are for nonfarm payrolls and exclude temporary Census workers.

Tags: recovery, recession, workplace

Author: Rachel Greszler