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California Unemployment Rate Held Steady at 3.9% in December

SACRAMENTO — California's unemployment rate held steady at the record low 3.9% in December, the state said Friday. California added 12,600 nonfarm payroll jobs during the month, the Employment Development Department said. California added 12,600 nonfarm ...
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US Adds 145,000 Jobs; Unemployment Holds at 3.5%

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slo...
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Survey: US Companies Added 202,000 Jobs in December

BALTIMORE — U.S. companies added 202,000 jobs in December, led by robust hiring in construction, trade, transportation and utilities, according to a private survey. Construction firms added 37,000 jobs in December. The trade, transportation and utilities se...
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US Gains a Robust 266,000 Jobs; Unemployment Falls to 3.5%

WASHINGTON — Friday’s November jobs report will provide insight into whether steady hiring remains a source of strength for the U.S. economy even as the Trump administration’s trade conflicts have heightened uncertainties for employers. Economists have fore...
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US Adds 136K Jobs, Unemployment Dips to 5-Decade Low

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added a modest 136,000 jobs in September, a gain that managed to help lower the unemployment rate to a new five-decade low of 3.5% but also suggested rising caution among employers. "The September jobs report sent some conflict...