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Washington Metropolitan Area Adds 15,900 Jobs in June

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Wed, 07/29/2015

Washington Metropolitan Area Adds 15,900 Jobs in June

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary June job estimates show an increase of 15,900 jobs for a total of 2,611,900 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector increased by 15,300 jobs, while the public sector gained 600 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted June 2015 unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, which is up 0.2 percentage points from the May rate of 4.7 percent. 


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