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Jeff Katz
February 05, 2020 - 6:04 pm
President Trump keeps on winning as private payroll numbers see biggest gains in nearly five years. Read more below.
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AP News
November 01, 2019 - 11:55 am
By JOSH BOAK and BANI SAPRA, AP Economics Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a solid 128,000 jobs in October, a figure that was held down by a now-settled strike against General Motors that caused tens of thousands of workers to be temporarily counted as unemployed. The unemployment...
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August 02, 2019 - 12:03 pm
By JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7% for a second straight month, the government said Friday...
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Associated Press
May 03, 2019 - 9:25 am
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 263,000 jobs in April, suggesting that businesses have shrugged off earlier concerns that the economy might slow this year and anticipate strong customer demand. The unemployment rate fell to a five-decade...
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Associated Press
March 08, 2019 - 10:25 am
by Christopher Rugaber WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring tumbled in February, with U.S. employers adding just 20,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain in nearly a year and a half. The slowdown in hiring, though, might have been depressed by harsh winter weather and the partial shutdown of the government. Last...
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Associated Press
January 04, 2019 - 8:53 am
by Josh Boak WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government. The Labor Department said...
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