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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

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Payroll employment declines by 140,000 in December; unemployment rate unchanged at 6.7%

01/08/2021

Total nonfarm payroll employment declined by 140,000 in December, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent. The decline in payroll employment reflects the recent increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and efforts to contain the pandemic.
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