U.S. Payrolls Rose by 217,000; Jobless Rate at 6.3%
June 6 (Bloomberg) -- Employers added 217,000 jobs in May to push U.S. payrolls past their pre-recession peak and the jobless rate held at an almost six-year low of 6.3 percent.
The jobs gain was broad-based and followed a 282,000 increase in April, figures from the Labor Department showed today in Washington. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)