U.S. added 187,000 jobs in August; Biden hails strong job-creating period (UPI)

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    U.S. added 187,000 jobs in August; Biden hails strong job-creating period – By Doug Cunningham (UPI) / Sept 1, 2023

    Sept. 1 (UPI) — The United States added 187,000 jobs in August as the unemployment rate rose to 3.8%, the Labor Department reported Friday. President Biden hailed the job growth during his administration during live remarks from the White House Friday.

    The data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the August additions to non-farm payrolls were lower than the average monthly gain of 271,000 over the past year while the jobless rate hit 3.8%.

    President Joe Biden addressed the jobs report in live stream remarks from the White House Friday.

    He said with August’s job report, 13.5 million jobs have been added since he took office.

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