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August Jobs Report – Lower but Still Positive



As we return from the Labor Day holiday in the United States, we find that there is not much labor-related to celebrate from the August payroll report. The August report came out on Friday, September 2, 2016, the report showed a slowdown in growth from the previous two months. The Department of…

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June Jobs Report – A Massive Rebound



The June jobs report came out Friday, July 8, 2016. The report showed a significant rebound in jobs added in June. According to the Labor Department, 287,000 new jobs were added in June and the unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.9%. The rise in the unemployment rate is a good sign; it likely…

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