Originally Posted by ThePhantomCreep
Yup, and the streak is over:
The BLS is blaming the job losses on Harvey and Irma
, forgetting that the country was still able to show net positive job growth even after Sandy and Katrina devastated multiple states.
There were over 100,000 jobs lost in JUST the hospitality industry from the hurricanes.
Without the hurricanes, their estimates would have been pretty spot on.
The storm's effects were obvious — eating and drinking establishments lost 105,000 positions as workers were laid off due to damage from the record-breaking hurricanes.