U.S. Hispanic Unemployment Improved in August

Unemployment numbers for U.S. Hispanics saw a year-over-year improvement in August and held steady month to month, according to figures released Friday by the Labor Department.

The number of unemployed Americans was little changed at 11.3 million in August, for an overall rate of 7.3 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. The seasonally adjusted rate for U.S. Hispanics was 9.3 percent in August, down slightly from 9.4 percent in July.

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