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Employment in the private sector at pre-recession levels

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WASHINGTON D.C. (WKOW)--Employment in the nation's private sector is back to where it was before the recession.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 192,000 private sector jobs were added in March. As many as 8.9 million jobs have been gained back since losing 8.8 million during the recession.

The unemployment rate of 6.7% remained unchanged.

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