Trump’s first full month in office brings massive employment boom: over 295,000 new jobs in February

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

  • New job figures from ADP beat economists’ estimates by more than 100,000
  • Official February numbers will be out on Friday and are expected to lower the unemployment rate to 4.7 per cent
  • Trump tweeted that January and February ‘were the strongest consecutive months for hiring since August and September 2015’ 
  • That language came from a similar report compiled by LinkedIn 

(Article by David Martosko republished from Dailymail.co.uk )

U.S. companies added a whopping 298,000 new jobs in February, beating economists’ expectations by more than 100,000.

The report from ADP, a global human resources and payroll firm, provides the first hard economic numbers from Donald Trump’s first full month as president.

Trump wrote Wednesday on Twitter about another similar measure, citing numbers from a new LinkedIn workforce report that showed strong job-adding numbers from January and February.

Those months ‘were the strongest consecutive months for hiring since August and September 2015,’ the president tweeted, mirroring the report’s language.

 U.S. companies added a whopping 298,000 new jobs in February, providing the first hard economic numbers from Donald Trump’s first full month as president.

Read more at: Dailymail.co.uk



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