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Retail employment falls in March

Retail employment falls in March

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 196,000 jobs in March, but retail industry employment for the month fell by 11,700 jobs seasonally adjusted from February, according to the Labor Department. Retail jobs were also down 47,400 jobs unadjusted year-over-year. “March’s strong rebound in overall hiring throughout the economy is good news after the seesaw employment

Retail employment up in November

WASHINGTON — Retail industry employment in November increased by 18,600 jobs, seasonally adjusted from October, according to the National Retail Federation. That represents 12% of the 155,000-job increase reported by the Labor Department for the economy overall. But retail employment was down by 16,300 jobs (unadjusted) versus November 2017. The NRF said a tight labor