Payrolls in U.S. Rise 156,000 as More Americans Seek Work

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  • Participation rate ticks up to highest level in six months
  • Wages rise less than estimated; manufacturing jobs decline

U.S. Adds 156,000 Jobs in Sept., Jobless Rate at 5.0%

Employers continued to add to payrolls in September as record openings drew more Americans into the workforce and most found jobs, indicating the U.S. labor market is settling into a pace that will support the economy.

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