US Hiring Advances, Jobless Rate Unchanged

The U.S. labor market improved again last month, adding another 195,000 jobs, even as the country’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6 percent.

The government reported Friday that hiring picked up in several parts of the world’s largest economy, including professional, business and financial services, as well as in hospitality, retail and health care.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that 11.8 million workers remain unemployed, a figure virtually unchanged since …

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