Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 213,000 in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.0%, the U.S. Department of Labor reports. Job growth occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing and health care, while retail trade lost jobs.
Manufacturing added 36,000 jobs in June. Durable goods manufacturing accounted for nearly all of the increase. Over the past year, manufacturing has added 285,000 jobs.