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August jobs report: US hiring slows to just 235,000 new jobs after 2 strong months

Summary by Ground News
The Labor Department said Friday that employers added 235,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 5.2%. Leisure and hospitality, one of the industries hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, dragged on job growth. The government, meanwhile, was also a drain of job growth, cutting 8,000 positions.

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