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US: Annual US Labor Force Participation Rate ticks down to 62.8% in August

FXStreet (Łódź) - The US Labor Force Participation Rate fell slightly to 62.8% in August from 62.9% seen in July, the US Department of Labor reported on Friday.

The US Annual Average Hourly Earnings increased by 2.1% in August, following a 2% rise in July. On a monthly basis Average Hourly Earnings climbed 0.2%, up from +0.1%, as predicted.

Average Weekly Hours remained unchanged at 34.5.

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