BLS Data: Health Care Sector Added 30,900 Jobs in Jan.
In January, the U.S. health care sector added 30,900 jobs, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data. According to BLS, ambulatory health care services added 12,900 positions and hospitals added 12,700 positions.
- "U.S. Jobless Rate Falls to 8.3 Percent, a 3-Year Low" (Rich, New York Times, 2/3).
- "Jobs Data Show Sustained Growth" (Mitchell/Sparshott, Wall Street Journal, 2/3).