Friday, July 8, 8:30 a.m.
Nonfarm industries are projected to have added 225,000 workers to their June payrolls, says the MMS survey. That gain would be larger than the 191,000 increase in May. In addition, the economists expect the unemployment rate to have risen to 6.2%, after falling sharply in May to 6% from 6.4% in April. Manufacturing payrolls probably edged up by 10,000 workers, and average hourly earnings likely grew a