US Labor

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February 01, 2019 - 8:56 am
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 304,000 jobs to their payrolls in January, the Labor Department reported Friday morning. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said most of the job gains were in leisure and hospitality (74,000), construction (52,000), health care (42,000), and transportation and...
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July 06, 2018 - 8:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs in a sign of confidence despite the start of a trade war with China. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent from 3.8 percent as more people began looking for work and...
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