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Jobs lost, jobs gained

After shedding jobs during President Obama’s first year in office, the private sector has added jobs in the past 18 months. At the same time, the government workforce has decreased. On Thursday, Obama will present his jobs plan to Congress and the nation. Read related article.

Jobs lost, jobs gained
Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Bureau of Economic Research, staff reports. Karen Yourish and Todd Lindeman/The Washington Post. Published on September 7, 2011, 8:27 p.m.
 
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