Second Month of Slow Job Growth As Economy Adds 142,000

Temp workers Sept 2015

The government delivered unexpected job news this morning, reporting that September posted a surprisingly small 142,000 increase in U.S. employment. The report from the Labor Department was well below the 203,000-206,000 increase forecast by economists. Compounding the disappointing news, the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics adjusted downward its previous counts for July and…