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Highlights: BLS June Employment Situation

BY: admin | July 8, 2019


 

 

The Bureau of Labor & Statistics reports an unemployment rate of 3.7 percent in June, a 0.1 percent increase from the previous month.

Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 224,000 in June, 2019.  The industries to receive the most job gains were professional & business services (+51,000), health care (+35,000), and transportation & warehousing (+24,000).

The unemployment rate of adult women (3.3%) and adult men (3.3%) remained mostly unchanged from the prior month.

 

 

Unemployment among long-term unemployed (those who have been unemployed for 27+ weeks) accounted for 23.7 percent of the unemployed at 1.4 million.

Average hourly earnings rose by $0.06 to $27.90.  The average workweek remained unchanged at 34.4 hours.

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