Bureau of Labor Statistics
, Job Growth
, Jobs Report
, nick bunker
Leisure and hospitality added 343,000 payrolls in June, making up 40% of total job gains.
The June jobs report also showed higher wages for those workers, suggesting pay increases are helping hiring.
But wages in the sector are still recovering from the hit caused by the coronavirus recession.
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The June jobs report added 850,000 payrolls, going beyond expectations as the economy continues to recover from the pandemic. A large chunk of the big jobs gain came from leisure and hospitality, and the reason for this likely comes down to higher wages.Of the 850,000 payrolls added, leisure and ho...