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US labour crunch on the rise amid economic growth: Fed

Beige book notes gains in manufacturing tempered by caution over Trump's uncertain trade policies

Labour markets remained tight, with employers in most districts finding it harder to fill low-skilled positions, the Fed said.


THE US economy has continued to expand with only modest price increases, but companies are increasingly complaining of trouble finding workers, including for low-skill jobs, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.

In its periodic report on economic conditions, known as the...

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