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Unemployment falls to 3.9%...MAR jobs, unemployment rate HERE

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

September Jobs Numbers Are Finally Out!

September Jobs numbers are finally out!

October jobs numbers will be out Friday, November 8th.

September jobs numbers are finally out!
A poor month for jobs: 148,000 new jobs total, only 126,000 private sector jobs, 22,000 more government jobs, 133,000 more people employed overall. Unemployment rate drops to 7.2% with 61,000 fewer people people unemployed. These numbers don't include people directly affected by the government shutdown, though I would assume they are influenced by the looming problems in September.
Number of full-time workers increased by 691,000; number of part-time workers decreased by 594,000. 1,640,000 MORE full-time workers over the past year; 287,000 FEWER part-time workers over the past year.
As I'm still recovering from dental surgery, I'm not going to post more details until this afternoon.

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