Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.21% in June to a seasonally adjusted 5,244,900 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. That's 11,200 more people than in May and 105,500 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of fluctuations due to seasonal events, hospitals employed 5,243,800 people in June – 26,800 more than in May and 105,800 more than a year ago. The nation's overall unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point in June to 3.7%.

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