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June report shows job growth slower than expected and 3.6% unemployment rate

So called “prime-age” workers, between 25–54 years old, reached the highest employment rate in 22 years, with nearly 81% working. “For prime-age women, it’s the highest on record since the data started to be collected in 1948,” said Ken Jacobs, chair of the UC Berkeley Labor Center. “The only worrisome sign is the uptick in unemployment among Black workers and young workers.”