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Aug 5, 2016

BLS News Release - August 5, 2016: Payroll Employment Increaser by 255,000 in July, Unemployment Unchanged at 4.5%

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Payroll employment increases by 255,000 in July; unemployment rate unchanged at 4.9%

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 255,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.9 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, and financial activities. Employment in mining continued to trend down.

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