Though manufacturing lost 29,000 jobs in September for the 38th consecutive month, “the employment situation is stabilizing,” said Jerry Jasinowski, president of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Washington, D.C.
The Labor Department reported the September unemployment rate held steady at 6.1 percent as overall non-farm payroll employment increased by 57,000. “Though this is a modest increase, it’s the first rise in payroll employment in eight months and a positive sign
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