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A shortage of qualified workers?
U.S. hiring slows in May
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In this Thursday, March 23, 2017, file photo, workers manufacture thermal protection systems for NASA at Bally Ribbon Mills in Bally, Pa. U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May 2017 by adding only 138,000 jobs. Hiring was still enough to help keep pushing unemployment lower. - photo by Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Are employers starting to run out of workers to hire? A hiring pullback reported in Friday's U.S. jobs data for May raises that prospect. The economy added just 138,000 jobs, which was still high enough to help cut the unemployment rate to a 16-year low of 4.3 percent.
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