Federal Employees Hit Highest Number Since Obama Left Office

CNS News | 6/7/2019 | Staff
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(CNSNews.com) - The number of people employed by the federal government rose from 2,811,000 in April to 2,815,000 in May, an increase of 4,000 that put the number of federal workers at the highest level since President Barack Obama left office, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In December 2016, the last month before President Donald Trump was inaugurated, the federal government employed 2,817,000, according to BLS. In January 2017, that dropped to 2,810,000.

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In the time that President Donald Trump has been in office, federal employment hit a low of 2,792,000 in February and March of 2018, but has since risen by...
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