Economy

US Job Gains Again Surpass Outlook in Junei
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July 06, 2013 12:25 AM
The U.S. economy exceeded expectations again, adding 195,000 jobs in June. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said companies also hired more workers in April and May than originally reported - meaning the economy has now added more than 200,000 jobs per month since the start of the year. But despite the steady job growth, the nation’s unemployment rate remains high. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.

US Job Gains Again Surpass Outlook in June

Published July 05, 2013

The U.S. economy exceeded expectations again, adding 195,000 jobs in June. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said companies also hired more workers in April and May than originally reported - meaning the economy has now added more than 200,000 jobs per month since the start of the year. But despite the steady job growth, the nation’s unemployment rate remains high. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.


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