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U.S. Jobs Jump by Most in 10 Months as Economy Gains Steam

  • Payrolls climbed 850,000 in June, led by leisure, hospitality
  • Jobless rate ticked up as workers voluntarily left positions
A worker welds together bumpers for three-wheeled electric vehicles at a facility in Eugene, Oregon.
A worker welds together bumpers for three-wheeled electric vehicles at a facility in Eugene, Oregon.Photographer: Alisha Jucevic/Bloomberg
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The pace of U.S. hiring accelerated in June, with payrolls increasing by the most in 10 months, suggesting firms are having greater success recruiting workers to keep pace with the economy’s reopening.