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February 2000, Vol. 123, No. 2
The job market remains strong in 1999Jennifer L. Martel
Laura A. Kelter
Economist in the Division of Monthly Industry Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The unemployment rate hit a 30-year low; services led job growth, and the recent downward trend in manufacturing employment abated in the second half of the year.
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