Payroll Employment Up 223K in June, Unemployment at 5.3%
Washington, DC, July 2,
2015—Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in June, and the
unemployment rate declined to 5.3%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor
Job gains occurred in
professional and business services, healthcare, retail trade, financial
activities, and in transportation and warehousing.