Postal service hiring
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Postal service hiring

In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, photo, a recruiter from the postal service, right, speaks with an attendee of a job fair in Cheswick, Pa. On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of unemployed workers filing for jobless benefits fell by 2,000 a week earlier to 236,000, the lowest level in five weeks and further evidence of the strength in the labor market.