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Employment gain of 654,000 during first quarter of 2017 


November 22, 2017
From December 2016 to March 2017, job gains from opening and expanding private sector establishments were 7.3 million. Over this period, gross job losses from closing and contracting private sector establishments were 6.7 million. The difference between the number of job gains and the number of job losses yielded a net employment gain of 654,000 private-sector jobs in the first quarter of 2017. Full Text »
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