'Total unemployment' declined to 12.1 percent in June, while traditionally-reported unemployment rate also went down to 6.1 percent. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released its report last week.
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The economy added an unexpected 288,000 jobs in June, the best employment report for the US in six years. Beyond the eye-catching numbers, there were other reasons for optimism in the June jobs report.
The US Department of Labor released its weekly jobless claims report on Thursday. Initial unemployment claims increased by 8,000, but continued unemployment claims decreased by 20,000.
ADP reported that the bulk of job growth in the U.S. last month came from small- and medium-sized employers -- companies with fewer than 500 workers.