U.S. Workforce Shrinks For 6th Straight MonthQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The Department of Labor reported that the economy has lost about 438,000 jobs since the beginning of the year -- a figure that includes revisions for April and May to reflect an additional 52,000 jobs lost in those months. The unemployment rate, which is affected by the number of people seeking work and other factors, was at 5.5 percent, unchanged from a month earlier.|
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