TRUCKING ADDED 10,600 jobs in February * USA
* DC - Trucking industry boosts payrolls by 10,600 in February
the Labor Department reported March 10... Transportation and warehousing, which includes trucking, added 8,800 positions. The warehousing and storage sector lost 1,500 positions, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported... The increase in February payrolls followed a 238,000 rise in January. The unemployment rate fell to 4.7%, and wages grew 2.8% from February 2016, Bloomberg News reported... Support activities for transportation lost 600 jobs, and the couriers and messengers sector lost 900 positions, according to BLS...
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