Unemployment rate falls to 4.2% in September; payroll employment changes little (-33,000): Employment Situation

The unemployment rate declined to 4.2 percent in September; total nonfarm payroll employment changed little (-33,000). A sharp employment decline in food services and drinking places and below-trend growth in some other industries likely reflected the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.

Published at October 06, 2017 at 07:57AM
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