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Images of President Trump and former President Barack Obama are on television as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. has added jobs in every month for nearly eight years. Here, a job seeker holds an employment flyer during a hiring event at an Aldi Supermarket in Darien, Ill., in July. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Joana Dudley looks at a list of job prospects at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla., in January. In the government's June jobs report, the unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent with more people entering the labor force. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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The lunch and helmet of a Venezuelan iron worker lie on a table during lunch break, in Ciudad Piar, Bolívar state, Venezuela. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Many Venezuelan Workers Are Leaving The Job, And The Country

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has released plan that would create pilot job guarantee programs in 15 communities where unemployment is particularly high. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Want To Help Someone In A Poor Village? Give Them A Bus Ticket Out

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Heidi Hartmann, the president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, says women in retail lost hundreds of thousands of jobs over the last year, and men gained more than 100,000 jobs. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Analysis Shows Women Lost Jobs In Retail Last Year, Though Men Gained

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Construction workers at a site in Miami. Thousands of construction workers in the U.S. face the elimination of their temporary protected status and the prospect of deportation. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt U.S. Rebuilding Efforts

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Kellie Tiller was a contract attorney doing e-discovery after she graduated from the Massachusetts School of Law. Now she is a public defender. Asma Khalid/WBUR hide caption

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From Post-it Notes To Algorithms: How Automation Is Changing Legal Work

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