Nonfarm jobs up 175,000 in May; engineering sector little changed

06/6/2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek · Bloomberg · Bloomberg

The country added 175,000 jobs in May to its non-farm payrolls, compared to a downwardly revised 149,000 in April. The unemployment rate rose from 7.5% in April to 7.6% in May as more people participated in the job hunt. In Canada, 42,700 construction jobs were added during the month -- the most in almost 11 years. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the civil engineering and heavy construction sector in the U.S. was little changed between April and May.

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