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U.S. Labor Secretary Perez Sees Steady Job and Wage Growth

The U.S. economy delivered modest job growth, adding 156,000 jobs in September while the unemployment rate ticked up to 5%.Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said he wouldn’t call the jobs numbers a miss, and sees steady growth ahead.We see steady growth in the quality of jobs.Three quarters of these jobs were in three sectors that are really well-paying sectors, health care, construction and business and professional services which did the best,” Perez said.

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