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View of the Statehouse from the Department of Labor in Trenton , N.J. on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Governor.

NJ unemployment rate declines to 3.1%

By Nikita Biryukov, October 17 2019 12:02 pm

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New Jersey’s unemployment rate hit a new recorded low in September, the state Department of Labor announced Thursday.

The state’s unemployment rate edged down to 3.1% last month, down from 3.2% in August.

New Jersey is estimated to have added 44,600 jobs since last September with almost all of the gains, 43,400 coming from new jobs in the private sector.

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