Non-Farm Payrolls Gain 157,000 in Dec

Hume, Lynn
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/10/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32046, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the data released by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to which, non-farm payrolls have grown from 157,000 to 132.3 million in December 2004, while the unemployment rate remained at 5.4%. Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Kathleen P. Utgoff said that non-farm payrolls rose because of gains in several service-producing industries.


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