October's hires leap to 261,000 after hurricanes

Jobless rate drops to 4.1% as more stop looking for work

Posted: November 4, 2017 at 4:23 a.m.
Updated: November 4, 2017 at 4:23 a.m.

In this Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, photo, a potential job candidate takes a flyer from a human resources representative at a Target store in Dallas. The U.S. government issues the October jobs report, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

U.S. employers added 261,000 jobs in October in a bounce back from the September hurricanes.

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