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February 2003, Vol. 126, No.2
U.S. labor market in 2002: continued weaknessTerence M. McMenamin
Economist, Division of Current Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Thomas J. Krolik
Economist, Division of Local Area Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The unemployment rate edged up in 2002; without a clear sign that the economy had returned to sustainable growth, most employers remained reluctant to hire.
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