The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'
The source code is: LNS13000000
Source: US. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Release: Employment Situation
US. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment Level [UNEMPLOY], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/UNEMPLOY/, August 31, 2015.
FRED BlogEmployment's ebb and flow