Sep 2 2011
07:58 am

Nonfarm payroll employment was unchanged in August, and the unemployment rate held at 9.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Employment in most major industries changed little over the month. Health care continued to add jobs, and a decline in information employment reflected a strike. Government employment continued to trend down, despite the return of workers from a partial government shutdown in Minnesota.

U.S. Dept. of Labor report...

bizgrrl's picture

According to a report at

According to a report at CNBC,

It was the first time since World War II that the economy had a net zero jobs created for a month



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