US nonfarm payroll employment grows by 169,000 in August from July as jobless rate falls to 7.3% from 7.4%: US Dept. of Labor

WASHINGTON , September 6, 2013 (press release) – Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in retail trade and health care but declined in information.


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