The Labor Department reported that there were 128,000 jobs added in October, despite the GM strike, which reduced the jobs count by about 50,000. This beat the consensus estimate of 75,000 and marked the 109th consecutive month of job gains. Excluding the drop in auto-related jobs, payrolls were up by a strong 170,000 positions.
NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar in mid-October on the key seniors housing data trends during the third quarter of 2019. Three key takeaways are shared below. We’ll share additional key learnings from the data in the next NIC Notes.