U.s. Added 69,000 Jobs In May; Jobless Rate At 8.2%

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The United States economy gained a net 69,000 jobs in May, the Labor Department said, a dismal showing as the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent.

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  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    US Department of Labor agency that maintains statistical information about the economy, population, demographics, unemployment, wages, staffing patterns.
    07/28/2014 - 11:55 pm | View Website
  • Employment Situation Summary
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Division of Labor Force Statistics, PSB Suite 4675, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212-0001 www.bls.gov/CPS | Telephone ...
    07/27/2014 - 5:20 am | View Website
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