02 November 2012 15:13 [Source: ICIS news]
In plastics and rubber products, the October workforce grew to 650,400 from September’s reading of 648,800, the department said.
Compared with October 2011, the
Overall, the department said that the US added 171,000 new jobs in October, but the nation's unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.9% from September's 7.8% reading as an almost equal number of workers lost their jobs and more people entered the workforce.
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