Lowest unemployment rate in 18 years

With job openings now at record highs, economists say more employers will be forced to hike wages.
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Hank you. In then W turn to American jobs, andourey tonight. The presidentming theobs report today. Reporting 220,000 js added in may,riving the unemployment rate down 3.8%. Tonight, how long has it been since unemployment was this low in our country ? Here's Rebecca Jarvis. Reporter: Tonight, 92 straight months of jobs gains the longwinning stver. The last time the unemployment rate was lower it was St 50 Y ago in 1969. We have some of the best economic numbers we've ever had,and that goes a long way. Reporter: The growth widesp today. From retail to healthcare.constructi tnufacturing and transportation. Inesses LI brenny'sransportation in Minnesota even stret to find drs. My company alone did an increase in salary this yef proximately it's still very difficult to drivers to fillts in those trucks. Reporter: The jobs Al revealing a lagn wage inse earnings up about 0.8% last month. Ane hot economy also signaling what's ahead for consumers. In six,ut months, interest rates are goi to change. His was a very stronobs report today, buthere is still concern about interest rates the new tar that went into effect thisweek That's right. New tariffs could the econp to 240,000 jobs. If tensions were to escalate, that number could rise. Rebecca, thank Next to Puerto Rico tonight. Hurricane season officy

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