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August Jobless Rate at 6.1%

WASHINGTON —The U.S. unemployment rate was 6.1 percent in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, down 0.1 percent from the month before.  Businesses claimed to create a net of 142,000 new jobs, a separate survey showed. Data from BLS’ August survey week showed 9.591 million unemployed, down 80,000 from July. The median time any worker has been jobless – […]

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