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June unemployment holds at 4.5 percent

June unemployment holds at 4.5 percent

Analysts in a median forecast called for a monthly gain of 14,400. While 62,000 full time jobs were created, they were offset by a 48,000 drop in part time employment.

Year-over-year, the state added an estimated 81,000 new jobs (June 2016 through June 2017), not seasonally-adjusted.

Employment remains 2 percent higher than a year go, and looks more in line with job advertisements and business conditions after the last few months of catch-up.

The unemployment rate in the state of Washington remained at 4.5 percent last month, according to the state's Employment Security Department.

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"The labour market remains in good shape, we expect ongoing job expansion in the near term, although further material inroads into the unemployment rate may be more hard to achieve", ANZ Research commented in its latest report.

"Full-time employment now accounts for about 68 per cent of employment, however, this is down from around 72 per cent a decade ago".

The strong figures are likely to be latched onto as further evidence that the rebound in the labour market is beyond doubt.

The labor force counts people with jobs and those who are on unemployment but looking for work. Workforce participation, which monitors people that are employed or actively searching for work, rose by 0.2 percentage point to 65%.


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