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U.S. Job Growth in June Fails to Meet Expectations

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U.S. Job Growth in June Fails to Meet Expectations

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U.S. Job Growth in June Fails to Meet Expectations

U.S. Job Growth in June Fails to Meet Expectations

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The latest employment report from the Labor Department finds job growth slowed in June. U.S. employers added 112,000 jobs to payrolls, about half what most economists expected. The overall unemployment rate remained at 5.6 percent. Hear NPR's Jim Zarroli.