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Jobs Growth, Including At Restaurants, Remained Sluggish In September

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Many economists expected employment growth to rebound in September, as the worst impact of the Delta surge of Covid waned, especially across the South. But that didn’t happen. Total net job growth was only 194,000, and while the unemployment rate fell to 4.8%, the labor participation rate remains 1.7% lower than before the pandemic. BLS:…

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