Today's Jobs Report in Pictures

Jun 04, 2010 | Updated May 25, 2011

Today's jobs report shows a labor market that has turned the corner and is creating jobs but one with a long way to go toward a full recovery from the devastating job losses of 2008-09. Below are some charts to show how the new figures look in historical context; see our statement for analysis.

Chad Stone is Chief Economist at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and regularly blogs on the Center's blog, Off the Charts.