June Unemployment Rate falls to 3.6%

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (07/07/23)

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 209,000 in June, BLS reported. Employment continued to trend up in government, health care, social assistance, and construction. Both the unemployment rate, at 3.6%, and the number of unemployed persons, at 6.0 million, changed little in June. The unemployment rate has ranged from 3.4% to 3.7% since March 2022. Get more details, including data about the temporary help penetration rate, at americanstaffing.net.

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