July 31, 2021

US adds 850,000 jobs as economic rebound continues

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — America’s employers added 850,000 jobs in June, well above the average of the previous three months and a sign that companies may be having an easier time finding enough workers to fill open jobs.

The report, issued by the Department of Labor on Friday, was the latest sign that the reopening of the economy is propelling a rebound from the pandemic recession. Restaurant traffic across the country is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels, and more people are shopping, traveling and attending sports and entertainment events.

President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks on the June jobs report. NewsNation will livestream his remarks in the player above.

More than 150 million people are fully immunized, leading to the lifting of pandemic-related restrictions on businesses…

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