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August 1989, Vol. 112, No. 8
Employment gains slow in the first half of 1989
Steven E. Haugen
Economist, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Slower job growth was particularly evident in construction and manufacturing. The unemployment rate edged up slightly in the second quarter. This article profiles national employment and unemployment during the first six months of 1989.
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