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Gov't: 201,000 new jobs gained in August. Wages make big increase, but only equal to inflation

According to government surveys, the economy generated 204,000 seasonally adjusted new private-sector jobs in August. Previously reported numbers for June and July were revised downward. The public sector shed 3,000 jobs in August, for an overall net gain of 201,000 jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also reported Friday that the headline unemployment rate remained unchanged at […]