As reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor last Friday, April 4, 2014, the private sector economy added 192,000 net new jobs in March 2014, despite another round of unusually cold weather in most of the nation during the month. As of March 2014, 116.1 million people are employed in the private sector economy in the United States, a new all-time high. The prior peak for employment was at the onset of the 2007 – 09 Great Recession in January 2008, when the economy employed 116 million people. It took the economy 74 months to get back to the prior employment peak….
The Labor Market Hit a Milestone in March 2014, Finally Surpassing the Pre-Recession Peak on Employment….