Shutdown Had Little Impact on Strong Jobs Picture
The partial executive shutdown, which closed many federal places of work for a record-setting 35 days, did little to dent a strong U.S. exertions marketplace.
U.S. employers added 304,000 employees to payrolls in January, the Labor Department mentioned. That was once smartly above the common per thirty days achieve of 223,000 in 2018, suggesting maximum private-sector companies shrugged off the shutdown. Wage enlargement remained robust and the common workweek was once unchanged.