The final major economic report before Tuesday’s congressional elections showed that U.S. employers added a stellar 250,000 jobs in October and raised average pay by the most in nearly a decade.
At the same time, the unemployment rate remained at a five-decade low of 3.7 percent.
Friday’s employment report from the government pointed to a consistently robust job market that shows no sign of flagging even with the economy in its 10th year of expansion. An influx of new job-seekers increased the proportion of Americans with jobs to its highest level since 2009.
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