Statement on Release of September Employment Numbers

Statement

By:  Thomas Perez
Date: Oct. 3, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

The Department of Labor issued the following statement about the September 2013 Employment Situation report:

"Due to the lapse in funding, the Employment Situation release which provides data on employment during the month of September, compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, will not be issued as scheduled on Friday, October 4, 2013. An alternative release date has not been scheduled. The Employment Situation release includes the unemployment rate (from the household survey) and payroll employment (from the business establishment survey)."