Updated for 2019: FUTA rates drop due to first surplus in 11 years ..
Date : Tuesday, August 23, 2016
July was a strong month in terms of job growth and and a steadier unemployment rate. According to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor, the latter statistic is holding at 4.9%. Although economists were hoping for the figure to drop one-tenth of a percent, the current rate is still a good indication. On the other hand, experts thought 180,000 jobs would be created in the month of July. Instead, around 255,000 positions were added. ..