TITLE

U.S. jobs solid

AUTHOR(S)
Thredgold, Jeff
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;7/16/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the status of the U.S. labor market as of June 2007. The U.S. economy added an average of 145,000 net new jobs monthly in the first six months of 2007, a 23% decline from the 189,000 monthly average in 2006. Unemployment rate in the country was 4.5% in June while goods-producing employment declined with a net loss of 3,000 jobs. Average hourly wage rate increased 0.3% to $17,38, an increase of 3.9% during the past 12 months.
ACCESSION #
25910949

 

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