Solid job growth in October as the recent surge in the pandemic recedes

Below, EPI economists offer their initial insights on the October jobs report released this morning. After disappointing job growth numbers in August and September, a solid 531,000 jobs were added in October.

From EPI senior economist, Elise Gould (@eliselgould):

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From EPI president, Heidi Shierholz (@hshierholz):

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