US Adds 4.8 Million Jobs as Unemployment Falls to 11.1%

The nation has now recovered roughly one-third of the 22 million jobs it lost to the pandemic recession.

  • Published 2 July 2020

[template id="245201"] WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring. The nation has now recovered roughly one-third of the 22 million jobs it lost to the pandemic recession. And with confirmed coronavirus cases spiking across the Sun Belt states,… Read at AP News