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US employers add strong 222K jobs; jobless rate at 4.4 pct. - KATC Lafayette News

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added a robust 222,000 jobs in June, the most in four months, a reassuring sign that businesses may be confident enough to keep hiring despite a slow-growing economy. The unemployment rate ticked up to 4.4 percent from ...and more »

How Trump compares with Obama so far on jobs - CNNMoney

For a president who loves to talk about creating jobs, it's been a strong start: Employers have added 863,000 jobs during Donald Trump's first five full months in office. That's not quite as many as the 908,000 jobs added during President Barack Obama ...and more »

The gap between white and black unemployment in America is at a record low - Markets Insider

The gap between the black and white unemployment rates in the US shrunk to a record low in June. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the share of jobless African Americans in the labor force fell to 7.1%, the lowest level since April 2000. It ...and more »

US economy gains a strong 222000 jobs in June - CNNMoney

The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, much more than economists were expecting, the Labor Department said Friday. It's welcome news after the prior two jobs reports had hinted at a possible slowdown in job growth. "The job market hasn't lost any ...and more »

Job growth surged in June - Washington Post

The U.S. labor market rebounded in June, new government data showed Friday, as employers surpassed the expectations of most economists by adding 222,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked up to 4.4 percent, from 4.3 percent in May, but it did so for a ...and more »

Job growth sped up in June - Politico

Job growth rebounded in June, giving a boost to President Donald Trump and momentarily soothing worries that the economy might be slowing down. The economy added 222,000 jobs in June, the Labor Department reported Friday, up from 152,000 in May, an ...and more »

222000 Jobs Added To US Payrolls In June; Unemployment Rate Rises To 4.4 Percent - NPR

Part of the gains in the U.S. job market last month came in health care, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says. Here, a nurse screens a patient in Emporia, Va. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty ...and more »

Concerns about a slowdown 'premature' — jobs report reactions - MarketWatch

Here are reactions to the Labor Department's report showing 222,000 jobs created in June and an unemployment rate of 4.4%. Read: U.S. adds 222,000 jobs in June as hiring surges. “June job gains bounced back to 222,000 net jobs added and revisions ...and more »

The Trump Job Market Looks A Lot Like The Obama Job Market - FiveThirtyEight

The latest jobs data, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, told a similar story. Employers added 222,000 jobs in June, more than in May and ahead of economists' expectations. The unemployment rate ticked up but remained low at 4.4 ...and more »

Job growth surged in June, as US economy clips along - CBS News

Last Updated Jul 7, 2017 10:12 AM EDT. It's a good time to be job-hunting. U.S. businesses added 222,000 jobs in June, blowing by forecasts of 170,000, while the nation's unemployment rate stayed essentially unchanged at 4.4 percent. The latest ...and more »