Unemployment Rate Update: U3 and U6 Unemployment Rates Continue Decline. Still a Long Way to get back to Full Employment
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After revision, the change in total nonfarm payroll employment for December
remained at +329,000, and the change for January was revised from +257,000 to
+239,000. With these revisions, employment gains in December and January were
18,000 lower than previously reported. Over the past 3 months, job gains have
averaged 288,000 per month.