Labor Department data released on Monday confirms that Trump economics are working for Americans, with hiring hitting 5.9 million in April, the highest in the data’s history. The total number of job openings exceeded the number of unemployed workers, which the Bureau of Labor Statistics noted to be 5.82 million for that month. According to the data, professional and business services hired 1.23 million new workers, while trade, transportation, and utilities had 1.47 million more openings. In short, #winning. The job for Democrats in 2020 is getting harder.
Here’s more from CNBC…
The total number of workers hired rose to a new high in April, according to Labor Department data released Monday. But despite this, the amount of available jobs still vastly outnumbers unemployed workers.
Hirings increased to 5.9 million for the month, a gain of 240,000 from March, the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey indicated. The hiring rate rose to 3.9%, an increase of one-tenth of a percentage point. The total hirings was the most recorded in the data series’ history going back to December 2000.
On the openings front, the gap between vacancies and available workers continued to be huge.