US employers are hiring briskly even in face of rate hikes

A help wanted sign is displayed in Deerfield, Ill., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. The U.S. government will issue the October jobs report on Friday morning. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers kept hiring vigorously in October, adding 261,000 positions, a sign that as Election Day nears, the economy remains a picture of solid job growth and painful inflation.


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