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Today's Jobs Report in Pictures

Today's jobs report that showed some pickup in job creation in July does not reduce the need for policymakers to implement measures to give the flagging recovery a needed boost, including preparing to extend emergency federal unemployment insurance (UI) past its scheduled expiration at the end of the year. Below are some charts to show how the new figures look in historical context. Here is our statement with further analysis. See our chart book for more charts.
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