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Job growth 'nowhere near robust enough,' AFL-CIO says

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In reaction to Friday's Labor Department statistics showing that the national employment rate has fallen to 6.7 percent , Thea Lee, AFL-CIO deputy chief of staff, released the following statement: The unemployment rate has finally dipped below 7 percent -- more than four and a half years since the recession supposedly ended. But that fall was driven mostly by people dropping out of the...