US hiring slows to just 235,000 jobs after 2 strong months

The unemployment rate dropped to 5.2% from 5.4% in July.
Jobs Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers added just 235,000 jobs in August, a modest gain after two months of robust hiring at a time when the delta variant’s spread has discouraged some people from flying, shopping and eating out.

The unemployment rate dropped to 5.2% from 5.4% in July.

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