151,000 Jobs Added in Jan, Jobless Rate 4.9%

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - 02/05/2016

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 151,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in several industries, led by retail trade, food services and drinking places, health care, and manufacturing. Employment declined in private educational services, transportation and warehousing, and mining. Read More.

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