In May Jobs Report, A Milestone: A Return To Pre-Recession Levels
By John Ydstie • Jun 6, 2014
Originally published on June 6, 2014 6:29 pm
The May jobs report showed steady job creation. Payrolls expanded by 217,000, and unemployment held steady at 6.3%. And there was a milestone: The U.S. economy now has slightly more jobs than it did in December 2007, when the last recession began.