Unemployment rate rose a bit in July

Posted: August 04, 2007

The state labor market figures are for June, one month behind the national data.

Pennsylvania

Unemployment rate: 4.1 percent, down from 4.2 percent in May.

Biggest job gains:

Government+1,600

Professional and

business services+1,500

Financial services+600

Leisure/hospitality+600

New Jersey

Unemployment rate: 4.3 percent, unchanged from May.

Biggest job gains:

Professional and

business services+2,200

Leisure/hospitality+1,300

Government+1,200

Other services+600

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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