Beware of Complacency on Jobs

Jobs kept bouncing back last month. To figure if the recovery can continue, watch three things: what happens in Congress, what happens in schools and what happens with the virus. The Labor Department on Friday reported that the economy added 1.76 million jobs last month, down from the 4.79 million it added in June, but still a good sign that, despite Covid-19 flare-ups and tightened restrictions, businesses—especially in hard-hit industries such as restaurants—continue to hire back the workers they shed during the worst of…


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