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Here are five things you must know for Friday, Sept. 1:
 
1. -- U.S. stock futures were pointing higher on Friday, Sept. 1, ahead of the U.S. jobs report for August.
 
The Labor Department will release the nonfarm payrolls report for last month at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists surveyed by FactSet expect the U.S. to have added 180,000 jobs to payrolls in August, while the unemployment rate is forecast to remain steady at 4.3%. Economists expect hourly earnings in August to rise 0.2% from July.
 
The economic calendar in the U.S. on Friday also includes the ISM Manufacturing Index for August at 10 a.m., Construction Spending for July at 10 a.m., and Consumer Sentiment for August at 10 a.m.
 
A broad push higher on Wall Street on Thursday, Aug. 31, propelled stocks to close at session highs and with monthly gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.27% on Thursday, the S&P 500 added 0.57% and the Nasdaq gained 0.95% to close at a new record of 6,428.66.
 
Oil prices in the U.S. early Friday were trading lower, down 1% to $46.73 a barrel, as Hurricane Harvey has forced the shutdown of some major refineries along the Gulf Coast. According to some estimates, about a quarter of the  U.S. refining industry was shut down. 
 
2. -- Donald Trump's plans to cancel a work permit program for illegal immigrants has drawn the ire of Facebook Inc.'s  ( FB - Get Report) CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose FWD.us lobby group has led an effort by more than 350 company executives that urges a rethink to the White House's approach to the so-called Dreamers.

White House officials have said that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama administration effort to provide rolling work visas for some 800,000 immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally as children but have stayed on and found jobs as adults, is still under review, but reports of its cancellation -- and the potential deportation of thousands of workers -- has raised significant concern among some of the country's biggest companies, who've said it would cost the U.S. economy nearly half a trillion dollars.

"Dreamers are vital to the future of our companies and our economy. With them, we grow and create jobs. They are part of why we will continue to have a global competitive advantage," said Apple Inc.'s (AAPL - Get Report) Tim Cook, Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN - Get Report) Jeff Bezos, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s (BRK.A - Get Report) Warren Buffett, Zuckerberg and hundreds of other CEOs in an open letter to Trump published late Thursday.

"We call on President Trump to preserve the DACA program. We call on Congress to pass the bipartisan DREAM Act or legislation that provides these young people raised in our country the permanent solution they deserve."

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3. -- Fund manager Vanguard Group voted against three directors at Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC - Get Report) this year, including Chairman Stephen Sanger, Reuters reported, citing U.S. filings.

The lack of support from Vanguard was disclosed on Wednesday and Thursday, just as Wells Fargo disclosed it uncovered nearly double the amount of fake accounts opened than it originally thought, with fraudulent accounts nearing 3.5 million instead of the original estimate of 2.1 million.

Vanguard said it voted against certain directors at "a U.S. financial company that was fined for fraud" in an annual voting report on Thursday, Reuters reported. Vanguard executives declined to confirm the language referred to Wells Fargo but according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Vanguard funds supported 12 of 15 Wells Fargo directors on the ballot, Reuters reported.

Wells Fargo closed Thursday down 0.56% at $51.07. 

4. -- Major U.S. automakers, including Ford Motor Co. (F - Get Report) and General Motors Co. (GM - Get Report) , are expected to post sales for August throughout the day. Hurricane Harvey, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm and was moving inland, could reduce the number of auto sales made in August by 2%, Edmunds estimated, with declines continuing into September. 

Hard-hit Texas is the second-largest auto market in the U.S. with 9% of the nation's retail sales, Edmunds' Jessica Caldwell said, "So an event of this magnitude is going to make a dent in sales." 

Edmunds said Texas is the top sales market for Ford, General Motors-owned GMC and Cadillac, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles-owned (FCAU - Get Report)  RAM, and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. vehicles.

5. -- The National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint against Tesla Inc. (TSLA - Get Report) over charges the electric car company engaged in coercion and interference over employees' union activities at its Fremont, Calif., plant.

The NLRB complaint, filed Thursday, lists several instances in which it said it had determined Tesla attempted to interfere with union creation activities by employees at the company's Fremont, Calif. car factory, USA Today reported. The news was first reported by Buzzfeed.

Tesla has been one of the companies the United Auto Workers has been fighting to organize after several years of stalled efforts, according to USA Today.

Tesla shares rose 0.2% in premarket trading on Friday.

Updated from 6:02 a.m. ET.

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