Despite encouraging productivity statistics and recent positive news from Wall Street, the nation's job market expanded, albeit barely, adding 80,000 jobs in October, the U.S. Labor Department reported Friday morning.
Employers added a weak 80,000 jobs in October, but the good news was that job creation in August and September was revised upward by 102,000.
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Ohio's military facilities will show a net gain of 2 percent in jobs during the next two years despite the Air Force's system-wide reduction of civilian employment, according to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.
Industrial employment in Tennessee fell 1.4 percent over the past year, according to the 2012 Tennessee Manufacturers Register, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News Inc.
As Republicans gear up to run against President Obama's record for creating private-sector jobs, they may encounter an unexpected glitch: It looks a lot like Ronald Reagan's.
The October unemployment rate for Hispanics rose to 11.4 percent in October from 11.3 percent in September, even as total joblessness fell to 9 percent.