Did The BLS Just Find The Landmine? One-Fifth Of Previously Estimated Payroll Gains May Not Have Existed

… the government now believes there were a whopping 501,000 fewer total payrolls gained between March 2018 and March 2019. The current figures put the increase at 2.5 million – a marked improvement from 2017 which had been one of the worst labor market years since 2010.