The revised employment numbers were published on Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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The unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point in January to 8.3 percent…. In January, the number of job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs fell to 7.3 million. The number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more) was little changed at 5.5 million and accounted for 42.9 percent of the unemployed…. [T]he employment-population ratio (58.5 percent) rose in January, while the civilian labor force participation rate held at 63.7 percent…

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