PBS NewsHour

Employment Report Shows More Jobs, Questionable Quality

Clip: 09/06/2013 | 3m 34s

Employers added 169,000 new jobs in August and official unemployment slid from 7.4 to 7.3 percent. Economics correspondent Paul Solman gets analysis from economist Lisa Lynch of Brandeis University, who says the employment report is a mixed bag that shows that most jobs being added to the economy are low-paying.

Aired: 09/06/13

Rating: NR

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