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Payroll employment rises by 151,000 in January; unemployment rate changes little (4.9%)

02/05/2016

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 151,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.9 percent. Job gains were led by retail trade, food services, health care, and manufacturing. Employment declined in educational services, transportation and warehousing, and mining.
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