Here are a few highlights:

  • BLS says hiring is much stronger this quarter than predicted by economists = up 75k jobs for this quarter.
  • June 2016 was strong, with nearly 300,000 new jobs added.
  • Professional and business services saw the greatest job growth; the industry as a whole has added more than half a million jobs over the last year.
  • Health care, financial activities, leisure and hospitality also saw growth, as did government employment.

The full report is here:     http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm