June Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Up, Jobs Added

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES TO 4%; US ECONOMY ADDS 213,000 JOBS

(CNN) – The June jobs report is out and for the first time in nearly a year, unemployment has gone up.

Unemployment rose to 4% in June with more Americans entering the labor force looking for work.

The economy added 213,000 jobs, marking another strong month of gains.

Wages were up 2.7%  from a year ago, but showed very little change from may, barely outpacing the rise in inflation.

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