August 8, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Job hires and separations, June 2012

Hires rates by industry, seasonally adjusted, June 2011 and June 2012
Industry June 2011 June 2012

Construction

6.7 6.7

Professional and business services

5.0 5.4

Leisure and hospitality

5.4 5.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.3 3.3

Education and health services

2.5 2.4

Manufacturing

2.2 2.2

Government

1.2 1.3

These data are featured in the TED article, Job hires and separations, June 2012.

Separations rates by industry, seasonally adjusted, June 2011 and June 2012
Industry June 2011 June 2012

Construction

6.7 6.4

Professional and business services

4.9 5.3

Leisure and hospitality

5.0 5.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.3 3.3

Education and health services

2.3 2.3

Manufacturing

2.0 2.1

Government

1.3 1.3

These data are featured in the TED article, Job hires and separations, June 2012.

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