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Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in May, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent, the lowest rate since 1969, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in several industries, including retail trade, health care, and construction. The May jobs numbers were so good that
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The US labor market continues to tighten, although job growth in April was 164,000, a little below expectations. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent in April, one of the lowest rates in recent history. The broader measure of labor underutilization U-6 declined to 7.8 percent, the lowest rate since 2001. The tightening labor
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by John Carney1 Mar 20180 1 Mar, 20181 Mar, 2018 New claims for unemployment benefits fell to their lowest level since 1969 last week. Economists had been expecting 226,000 new jobless claims, a rise over the previous week. Instead, claims unexpectedly fell by 10,000 to 210,000 in the week ending on February 24. The more
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