August Jobs Report-Unemployment Down Slightly

By CNN

Published 09/05 2014 09:40AM

Updated 09/05 2014 09:43AM

142,000 jobs were added in August.

It's the smallest jobs gain of the year and breaks a streak of six straight months with more than 200,000 jobs added.

Hiring improved among health care, food services, construction, professional services.

It declined for retailers.

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