WASHINGTON [FNS] -- Employment at food stores increased by 7,000 in December, after dropping 3,000 workers in November, according to Labor Department statistics. Food stores employed a seasonally adjusted 3.485 million in December, up from 3.478 million in November. Year-over-year, however, employment at food stores dropped by 2,000 workers. Employment at eating and drinking places increased by 27,000 in December following an increase of 18,000 in November. Eating and drinking places ...

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