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Hiring slows in December as worker shortage still presents challenges

Friday’s jobs report signaled good news for those who are worried about a recession and inflation. It also capped a very strong year for the jobs market overall with more than 4.5 million new jobs created in 2022. That’s the second-highest year since record-keeping began in 1939, but it still suggests that it’s hard to find enough workers for some jobs. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

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