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September Workplace Economy

At first glance, the results of the BLS’ “The Employment Situation – August 2013” report appeared to be quite positive as the report showed the addition of 169,000 jobs and  the national jobless rate decreased slightly, from 7.4 to 7.3 percent, the lowest rate of 2013. Additionally, the national underemployment rate contracted for the second straight month, falling to 13.7 percent.

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