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JOB WATCH: Slow and Steady Growth

October 3rd, 2016

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In August, the United States unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% and the economy added 151,000 jobs. Mid South states also saw steady, positive growth with the exception of Louisiana which lost 7,800 jobs over the course of August. Though rates did not decrease, unemployment remained level across all Mid South states last month.

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Check back with us each month for analysis of the jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and join our email newsletter for updates.

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