Labor Force Participation at Trump-Era High of 63.2% in January

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(Worthy News) - The Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics said the economy added 304,000 jobs last month, higher than analysts were expecting.

The number of employed Americans, 156,694,000, was slightly below last month's record (156,945,000), and the unemployment rate increased a tenth of a point to 4.0 percent.

But the labor force participation rate increased a tenth of a point to 63.2 percent -- the highest it's been on President Trump's watch. [ Source: CNS News (Read More...) ]

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