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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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July Jobs Report – Another Strong Report



The July jobs report came out on Friday, August 4, 2016, the report showed a second month of strong gains. The Department of Labor reported that 255,000 jobs were added in July, significantly beating expectations. The unemployment rate remained steady at 4.9% and average hourly earnings and average…

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