Labor Department Readying Jobs Report for Friday

Federal officials say they’re preparing to release the jobs and unemployment report on schedule Friday, following up on earlier statements suggesting Hurricane Sandy may delay the closely watched report until after the election.
October 30, 2012
 

Federal officials say they’re preparing to release the jobs and unemployment report on schedule Friday, following up on earlier statements suggesting Hurricane Sandy may delay the closely watched report until after the election.

The department is “working hard to ensure the timely release” of the report, said Gary Steinberg, spokesman for the Labor Department. “It is our intention that Friday will be business as usual.”

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