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July Jobs Numbers Come in Below Expectations 

July Jobs Numbers Come in Below Expectations 

The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 209,000 jobs for the month of July, coming in below expectation and significantly lower than June’s reported jobs number. Despite the decrease, economists believe July’s job numbers reveal a continued trend toward economic recovery from the […]

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Widespread Job Gains Reported in June

Widespread Job Gains Reported in June

The total number of nonfarm payroll employees increased by 288,000 in June, according to numbers reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job gains were widespread, with employment growth reported in professional and business services, retail trade and financial careers.  According to the Employment Situation report, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage […]

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Two-Thirds of U.S. States Still Haven’t Recovered Jobs Lost in the Recession

Two-Thirds of U.S. States Still Haven’t Recovered Jobs Lost in the Recession

Reports published by the United States Department of Labor show the U.S. economy finally regained all jobs lost in the 2007-2009 recession. However, the increase has been slow and uneven across the country, leaving two-thirds of states below their peak total payroll.  According to numbers published by the Department of Labor, employers added 217,000 jobs […]

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