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UPDATE: Labor Department "Working Hard" to Release Jobs Report On Time

tweaver Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 1:21 AM
If it is truly bad, it will be delayed; however, if it is slightly bad, number fudging can be expected. This administration will stop at NOTHING.

Maybe this afternoon's little trial balloon turned into a lead ballon faster than the department had anticipated.  Via National Journal:

The Labor Department sought on Monday to quell worries that Hurricane Sandy, which has closed federal offices as it bears down on the East Coast, could delay the scheduled release of its monthly employment numbers on Friday. “The employees at the Bureau of Labor Statistics are working hard to ensure the timely release of employment data on Friday, Nov. 2,” Labor Department spokesman Carl Fillichio said in a statement. “It is our intention that...