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US payrolls shrink in September after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employment fell in September for the first time in seven years as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring, the latest indication that the storms undercut economic activity ...and more »

US Lost 33000 Jobs in September; Unemployment Rate Dips to 4.2% - New York Times

Staggering from the impact of hurricanes that walloped Texas, Florida and neighboring states, the economy lost 33,000 jobs in September, the first monthly decline in employment in seven years, the government reported on Friday. But economists ...and more »

US payrolls shrink for first time in 7 years: Hurricanes walloped job growth - Los Angeles Times

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma walloped the labor market last month, causing the nation to lose jobs for the first time in seven years, the Labor Department said Friday. Total nonfarm employment declined by a net 33,000 jobs in September compared with an ...and more »

US payrolls fall 33000 in September due to storms; jobless rate drops to 4.2% - Crain's Cleveland Business

Debris sits in piles outside homes flooded after Hurricane Harvey in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg. The number of workers on U.S. payrolls declined last month for the first time since 2010, reflecting major ...and more »

Hurricanes cause rare monthly US job loss but rebound likely - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

WASHINGTON — The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in September because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which closed thousands of businesses in Texas and Florida and forced widespread evacuations. It marked the first monthly hiring drop in nearly seven years. The ...and more »

5 Things to Know About the Economy This Week: 10/6/2017 - U.S. News & World Report

For the first time in seven years, the labor market contracted last month as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria wreaked havoc on U.S. payrolls. The economy ended up shedding 33,000 positions last month, according to the Friday report from the Bureau of ...and more »

News Wrap: Hurricanes deal temporary blow to US job market - PBS NewsHour

In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported the economy shed 33,000 jobs in September, citing the damaging impact hurricanes Harvey and Irma had on the job market. Also, the White House would neither confirm or deny whether President Trump ...and more »

Hurricanes Hit Job Market: Employment In US Drops By 33000 Jobs In September - Forbes

A destroyed mobile home is seen after hurricane Irma passed through the area on September 18, 2017 in Marathon, Florida. The process of rebuilding has begun as the Federal Emergency Management Agency has reported that 25-percent of all homes in the ...and more »

Economy posts first job losses in seven years - The Hill

Severe weather battered the U.S. economy in September, leading to the first job losses since 2010, the government reported on Friday. The labor market lost 33,000 jobs last month, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent, the lowest in 16 years ...and more »

US Jobs Dropped By 33000 In September, Likely Due To Storms - NPR

Tourists walk past a restaurant, closed in preparation for hurricane Irma, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Sept. 7. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says a drop in U.S. jobs in September was likely reflecting the impact of hurricanes on workers ...and more »