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U.S. government: Unemployment in January 2018 held at 4.1%

Rate has been steady for past four months. Report shows upward trend in construction, food services and drinking places, health care, and manuafacturing
Link to complete report is below

(Fri 2 Feb 2018, released at 8:30amET)The Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, has released the "Employment Situation for January 2018," stating that total nonfarm employment increased by 200,000 in January and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent. Employment continued to trend up in construction, food services and drinking places, health care, and manufacturing. The detailed report can be read in detail in this 44 page PDF at THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION JANUARY 2018. Note: Link active on 2 Feb 2018.

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