Unemployment Rate: 5.9 Percent

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 03, 2014 10:46 AM

The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 248,000 in September, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services, retail trade, and health care.