Unemployment Rate Steady

The American economy added 209,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.3 percent.

By staff August 4, 2017

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Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta

The American economy added 209,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.3 percent, according to new data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. Employment increased in food services and drinking establishments, professional and business services and health care.

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