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Gov’t reports weakest jobs growth in a year; headline unemployment rate falls to 3.7%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy created 134,000 seasonally adjusted new jobs in September. That’s the smallest gain since September 2017. The headline unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent, the lowest level in 49 years. Of the total, 121,000 jobs were created in the private sector, 13,000 in the public sector. A gauge of both unemployment and underemployment rose 0.1 point […]

October 5th