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National Unemployment Rate Rises in June

 7/16/2018 |  Views:382 |  Posted by: Ron Gifford |  Reading Time:  |  Article Tags: 
National Unemployment Rate Rises in June

The unemployment rate for the United States rose from 3.8% in May to 4.0% in June as over 600,000 people joined the labor force.  For the month, 213,000 new jobs were created, including 36,000 manufacturing jobs.

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Ron Gifford has worked for the Foundation as Special Projects Coordinator since 2008 after a law career of 32 years. In addition to his duties for the Foundation, Mr. Gifford serves as Director of the Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning (SCILL) and as a Business Advisor for the Indiana Small Business Development Center, serving businesses and entrepreneurs in both Starke and Pulaski Counties.