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Job Growth Continues, but Leaves Many Behind: September Jobs Report

In Industry News, Jobs Report by Staff Writer0 Comments

Job gains persisted in September, with nonfarm payroll employment up by 661,000, according to the most recent employment situation report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The overall unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percentage points (1 million people) and is now at 7.9% (12.6 million people).  Although the employment numbers have been steadily improving over the past five months, …