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US Dept of Labor Reports 4.8% Unemployment Rate

posted on October 8, 2021

In September, the unemployment rate declined from 5.2% to 4.8% and the economy added 194,000 jobs, with upward revisions for the previous two months totaling 169,000. We have now recovered 78% percent of the jobs lost during the pandemic.