Hospital employment increased by 5,700 positions in June, or about 0.13%, compared to the previous month, reaching just over 4.3 million people, according to preliminary data from Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compared with June 2003, hospital employment was 1.4% higher. Overall, the number of workers employed in healthcare and social assistance this June grew 0.21% compared to May to a total of 14.2 million. Unemployment across all industries was unchanged at 5.6%. -- by Tony Fong
Hospital employment grows slightly in June
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