Day: July 7, 2019

June’s jobless rate for black men 20 and older drops as companies add 244,000 jobs

The nation’s nonfarm businesses added 244,000 jobs in June, sharply reducing the unemployment rate for black men 20 and older, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. The jobless rate for black men in this age group was 5.8%, down from 6.3% in May. June’s rate also was down from 6.2 percent compared to the same month a year[Read More…]

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