Thu02262015

Last updateThu, 26 Feb 2015 8pm

Back You are here: Home News Industry Headlines Manufacturing & The Economy BLS: U.S. Added 209,000 Jobs in July

Manufacturing & The Economy

BLS: U.S. Added 209,000 Jobs in July

The U.S. added 209,000 jobs in July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This is the sixth straight month with at least 200,000 jobs added, the longest such streak in 17 years. Revisions to May and June netted another 15,000 jobs. The unemployment rate increased slightly, to 6.2%, primarily due to an increase in labor force participation.

Gains occurred in the in professional and business services, manufacturing, retail trade and construction sectors.

Manufacturing accounted for 28,000 new jobs in July. Over the prior 12 months, manufacturing had added an average of 12,000 jobs per month, primarily in durable goods industries. 

New Products

 

Valve Magazine Digital Edition

15 WNT CVR 160x214Inside the Winter 2015 issue…

• Your Control Systems Are at Risk!
• Building a Better Workforce
• Focus on the Offshore Market
• Forgings: Quality with a Cost

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST YOUR
DIGITAL EDITION PREVIEW EMAIL

steroids online pharmacy injection to grow taller legal fat burners global biotechnologies buy steroids with visa