08 October 2010 14:28 [Source: ICIS news]
Government jobs fell by 159,000, reflecting both a drop in the number of number of temporary
However, the private sector saw an increase of 64,000 jobs, the bureau reported.
Employment in manufacturing changed little in September and, on net, has been essentially flat since May, the bureau said.
The bureau also reported that there were 1.2m “discouraged workers” in September - those who were no longer looking for work because they believed nothing was available.To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
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