Bureau of Labor Statistics

Obama Economy: 9.9 Million More Employed, But 14.6 Million Left Labor Force

Labor force participation rate for women, minorities, and veterans declined

Barack ObamaSince President Barack Obama took office in January 2009, the number of employed Americans increased by 9.9 million, but there were 14.6 million more who left the labor force, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Record 95,102,000 Americans Not Participating in Labor Force

5,598,000 Americans want full-time work but serve part-time job due to economic reasons

Job fairThe number of Americans not participating in the labor force hit a record 95,102,000 in December 2016, according to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.