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Today's Jobs Report in Pictures

October 22, 2013 at 9:40 AM

Today's jobs report, which was delayed from October 4 by the government shutdown, shows that the labor market recovery remains disappointingly slow. Employment remains well below normal levels, and long-term unemployment remains near historic highs.

Below are some charts to show how the new figures look in historical context. Check here for my full statement with further analysis.

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