Retail jobs go up, unemployment stays the same in December as year-end survey

JUNE 20, 2019 — Retail jobs in the U.S. have been going up, while unemployment remains the same as a year ago, according to a new report from the U-M Labor Center.

More:The unemployment rate, which includes people who are working part-time or are seeking full-time work, has dropped to 4.1% from 4.4% last month, according the report released Tuesday.

The unemployment index, which measures the share of the labor force that is unemployed, is at the lowest level since May 2014, according