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Manufacturing & The Economy

U.S. Added 304,000 Jobs in January

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 304,000 in January, and the unemployment rate edged up to 4.0%, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today.

Employment in manufacturing continued to trend up in January (+13,000). Over-the-month job gains occurred in durable goods (+20,000), while employment in nondurable goods changed little (-7,000). Manufacturing employment has increased by 261,000 over the year, with more than four-fifths of the gain in durable goods industries. 

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