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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

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Payroll employment increases by 223,000 in December; unemployment rate edges down to 3.5%

01/06/2023

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in December, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.5 percent. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, health care, construction, and social assistance.
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