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Even troubled Greece has a higher share of men in the workforce than America does

The slowdown in hiring may affect the timing of Fed rate hike.

The first rate hike was clear. The second one? Not so much.

The Fed is expected to make the move later this afternoon.

Everything you wanted to know about the Fed's rate hike (and some things you probably didn't)

But some still worried that recovery remains vulnerable

Most officials believe rates should still rise this year

We scoured the footnotes for these juicy tidbits.

Everything you need to know about the big decision that could affect your job, salary and bills

It’s the hawks who are squawking about the labor market, while the doves are fussing over inflation.

Officials grappled with new questions on familiar issues: low inflation and unemployment

The strength in hiring this year has been one of the clearest indications that the country is finally escaping the long shadow of the Great Recession.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said this morning it expects the unemployment rate among its 34 member countries to inch down from 7.4 percent to 7.1 percent by the end of next year.

There's little evidence that a stronger recovery will bring back discouraged workers.

On Capitol Hill, Yellen acknowledged that broader measures of labor market health have registered “notable improvements.”

The recovery looks like it might finally be picking up speed after it added 288,000 jobs in June.

Falling unemployment could mean the Fed will face a very big decision.

The U.S. labor market continued to blossom in May.

Why the minimum wage shouldn't apply to the long-term unemployed -- for now.

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