Government work out of fashion

While overall U.S. nonfarm ­payroll employment went up by 201,000 in August, according to the Sept. 7 jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, government employment fell by 3,000, to 22.3 million. That put government’s share of employment at 14.97 percent, the lowest it’s been since 1957. This does not include uniformed military. If…

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