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US added 850,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate at 5.9%

The US economy added 850,000 jobs in June as the labor market rebounded after a slight lull during spring. The unemployment rate rose to 5.9% from 5.8% while initial unemployment insurance weekly claims were down 51,000 to 364,000 – the lowest level for initial claims since 14 March 2020 (256,000), the Department of Labor announced in a press release. 

During the week ending 12 June, 50 states reported 5,935,630 continued weekly claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance benefits and 50 states reported 5,261,991 continued claims for Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation benefits.

The highest insured unemployment rates in the week ending 12 June were in Rhode Island (5.1), Nevada (4.4), Puerto Rico (3.9), Connecticut (3.8), California (3.6), Illinois (3.6), Alaska (3.4), New York (3.4), Pennsylvania (3.3), and District of Columbia (3.2).

The largest increases in initial claims for the week ending 19 June were in Pennsylvania (+14,715), Michigan (+1,862), and Texas (+1,814), while the largest decreases were in Illinois (-4,762), California (-4,112), Ohio (-2,955), Florida (-2,229), and Georgia (-1,826).

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