For the first time since 2009, there are more women in the workforce than there are men.
Well, it depends on what sort of job is looking for them.
Federal workers started bailing out of government jobs last December, as the shutdown got underway; 22,000 quit in March.
Average hourly earnings were unchanged in September, and the annual growth rate fell 0.3% from the previous month.
In a tight labor market, timing might be everything.
Some states and several cities and counties are raising their minimum wages this week
The New York Times' Neil Irwin has spent some time trying to figure out exactly that.