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U.S. Payrolls Counts Poised for Boost From 50,000 Census Hires

A jobseeker raises their hand as a representative speaks during a U.S. Census Bureau 2020 job opportunities workshop.

A jobseeker raises their hand as a representative speaks during a U.S. Census Bureau 2020 job opportunities workshop.

Photographer: David 'Dee' Delgado/Bloomberg

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The U.S. Census Bureau has selected and started training about 50,000 temporary hires for the 2020 population count, with those workers poised to start showing up in the government’s monthly payrolls tallies as early as Friday’s report for July.