PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

PBS NewsHour

Employment Report Shows More Jobs, Questionable Quality


Employers added 169,000 new jobs in August and official unemployment slid from 7.4 to 7.3 percent. Economics correspondent Paul Solman gets analysis from economist Lisa Lynch of Brandeis University, who says the employment report is a mixed bag that shows that most jobs being added to the economy are low-paying.

Episodes of PBS NewsHour44

See all Episodes

Clips of PBS NewsHour9213

See all

Previews of PBS NewsHour3

PBS NewsHour

State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.


PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.


See all