Hound finds near 945,000 job openings across the nation after steady unemployment rate

The private sector added 137,000 jobs in September, up from August but below July's revised total. Nearly 34,000 Government jobs were lost.
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Oct. 11, 2011 - PRLog -- Pasadena, CA, October 11, 2011 - According to the Labor Department report, recruitment became a bit strong in September after employers added nearly 103,000 jobs over the month. But the job growth hasn't done enough to lower the unemployment rate, sustaining it at 9.1% for the third straight month. Manufacturing payrolls minimized, and government continued the layoffs.

The private sector added 137,000 jobs in September, up from August but below July's revised total. Nearly 34,000 Government jobs (http://www.hound.com/gjbrowsejobs.php?cat=Government) were lost. Jobs were gained in construction, retail, temporary help services and health care. Manufacturing sector cut jobs for two consecutive months. Revised August figures show a gain of 57,000 jobs, up from a previous estimate of zero. July was revised up to 127,000 jobs, from 85,000.

The number of Americans unemployed for more than six months rose to 6.2 million in September, an increase of 208,000, the Labor Department reported. Nearly 44.6% of the unemployed have been sidelined for at least six months while nearly 4.4 million have been unemployed for at least a year. This equals to about one-third of the total unemployed.

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