Job Seekers Meet with Recruiters during a Job Fair in Louisville

Job Seekers Meet with Recruiters during a Job Fair in Louisville

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Gains in the labor market are one reason behind the improvement at the state and local level as fatter payrolls boost income-tax revenue. Employers are projected to add 195,000 workers in December, economists surveyed by Bloomberg ahead of the Labor Department’s report next week.