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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

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Payroll employment increases by 315,000 in August; unemployment rate rises to 3.7%

09/02/2022

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 315,000 in August, and the unemployment rate rose to 3.7 percent. Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, and retail trade.
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