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Jul 8, 2016

BLS News Release - July 8,2016: Payroll Employment Increases by 287,000 in June; Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.9%


Payroll employment increases by 287,000 in June; unemployment rate rises to 4.9%

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 287,000 in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent. Job growth occurred in leisure and hospitality, health care and social assistance, financial activities, and information.