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HZ News BLS Employment Situation: August 2016

September 5, 2016

BLS Employment Situation: August 2016

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 151,000 while the unemployment rate was flat at 4.9% in August, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment continued to trend up in several service-providing industries, such as accommodation and food services, while employment in mining continued to decline.

Read more at BLS.gov