Record 158,803,000 Americans employed

by Adam Ford · Jan 11th, 2020 12:33 pm

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Friday that 158,803,000 Americans are employed — a new record, and the 25th such new record since President Trump took office.

Between December 2018 and December 2019 the U.S. economy added 1.85 million workers.

The unemployment rate remains at a 50-year low of 3.5 percent.