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Manufacturing Job Growth

Manufacturing Job Growth
March 2015
Category: Industrial

Overall growth in the US job market in February 2015 smashed estimates and pushed the unemployment rate down to 5.5%. The US economy added 295,000 jobs in February. This was the 12th straight month of growth by more than 200,000 jobs and the lowest overall unemployment rate since May of 2008. In February, the manufacturing sector saw a gain of 8,000 new positions.