December 2017 Jobs Report
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From the LeftJobs report: Employers added disappointing 148,000 jobs in Dec.
The labor market slowed in December as U.S. employers added 148,000 jobs in a sign that worker shortages may crimp hiring in 2018. The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey, was unchanged at 4.1%, the Labor Department said Friday.
From the LeftU.S. added 148,000 jobs in December, in lagging finish to year of strong growth
The U.S. economy added 148,000 jobs in December after a year of steady hiring, missing expectations for a larger last-minute surge, the government reported Friday.