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US hiring and wage growth picked up last month in sign of sustained economic health
A worker at Reata Engineering and Machine Works programs a Mazak Variaxis machine used to make semiconductor pieces on Feb. 15, 2024, in Englewood, Colo. On Friday, June 7, 2024, the U.S. government issues its May jobs report.
WASHINGTON — America’s employers added a strong 272,000 jobs in May, accelerating from April and a sign that companies are still confident enough in the economy to keep hiring despite persistently high interest rates.
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