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Jun 3, 2016

BLS News Release - June 3, 2016: Unemployment Rate Declines to 4.7% in may; Payroll Employment Changes Little (+38,000)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

The unemployment rate declined by 0.3 percentage point to 4.7 percent in May, and nonfarm payroll employment changed little (+38,000). Employment increased in health care. Mining continued to lose jobs, and employment in information decreased due to a strike.


Unemployment rate declines to 4.7% in May; payroll employment changes little (+38,000)