It's official. The government will not release its key monthly jobs report as originally scheduled Friday, the Department of Labor confirmed Thursday.
Citing a "lapse in funding" amid the government shutdown, Department of Labor spokesman Stephan Barr said the report has not yet been rescheduled for release at a later date.
The only other time the jobs report was delayed was in the previous government shutdown in January 1996, when it was released two weeks late.
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