Jan 6, 2017

Health care employment is still growing ... but for how long?

The growth in health care sector jobs is still one of the brightest spots in the economy, according to the latest Labor Department report this morning. What to watch: Will the growth continue when the Obamacare repeal-a-rama begins?

The December highlights:

  • Total health care employment: +43,000
  • Ambulatory health care services: +30,000
  • Hospitals: +11,000
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