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Sep 2, 2016

BLS News Release - Employment Stiation - September 2, 2016: Payroll Employment Increases by 151,000 in August; Unemoloyment Rate Unchanged at 4.9%

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Payroll employment increases by 151,000 in August; unemployment rate unchanged at 4.9%

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 151,000 in August, and the unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent. Employment continued to trend up in several service-providing industries.