Friday, July 6, 2012
BLS - unemployment steady at 8.2%, health care adds jobs
According to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, while unemployement remains steady at 8.2%, health care continues to add jobs. Professional and business services added 47,000 jobs in June, with temporary help services accounting for 25,000 of the increase. Employment also rose in management and technical consulting services (+9,000) and in computer systems design and related services (+7,000). Employment in professional and business services has grown by 1.5 million since its most recent low point in September 2009.