Last Month's Hiring Bleak

By: AP
By: AP

Employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent.

The Labor Department says the economy generated only 18,000 net jobs in June.

And the number of jobs added in May was revised down to 25,000.

Businesses added the fewest jobs in more than a year.

Governments cut 39,000 jobs.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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