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The New Normal: US hiring slows for 3rd month in sign of struggling economy

News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen speaks with Russell Weaver, an economic geographer from Cornell, and CPA Marty Cantor to discuss what the numbers mean in terms of our economic recovery.

News 12 Staff

Oct 2, 2020, 2:04 PM

Updated 1,385 days ago

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The jobs report was released today for September, and it shows that U.S. hiring is still slowing for a third month amid the struggling economy.
661,000 jobs were added in September, and the unemployment rate for the month fell to 7.9%, the Labor Department said.
News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen speaks with Russell Weaver, an economic geographer from Cornell, and CPA Marty Cantor to discuss what the numbers mean in terms of our economic recovery.


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