US temp jobs jump in May, overall job growth beats expectations
from Staffing Industry Analysts
The U.S. had 20,100 more temp jobs in May than April, up from an increase of 16,100 in April based on revised numbers, according to seasonally adjusted data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the temp penetration rate in May rose to 2.049% from April’s rate of 2.039%. The penetration rate reflects temporary help services jobs as a percent of total US nonfarm employment.
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