The unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since 1969. Here’s why | PBS NewsHour

Why? The short answer: The economy is good. The second answer: Not as many people are in the labor force, so they aren’t counted in the unemployment rate.

The economy added 134,000 jobs last month, well below what economists predicted, largely because of a decline in the leisure sector, which was hit hard by Hurricane Florence.

Source: The unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since 1969. Here’s why | PBS NewsHour

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