Employment and Earnings

July 2015 Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 215,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.3 percent. Job gains occurred in retail trade, health care, professional and technical services, and financial activities.    EMPLOYMENT (In Thousands): Industry This Month (July) Last Month (June) % Change Total Private Sector 120,148  119,938 0.2% Manufacturing […]

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