U.S. small business hiring takes a breather in June: NFIB

The National Federation of Independent Business said its monthly survey of members found hiring was little changed last month. NFIB chief economist William Dunkelberg said that sets the stage for an increase in the unemployment rate. “Overall, June was a disappointment although not a disaster,” Dunkelberg said. Fifty-two percent of small business owners reported hiring or trying to hire, with 44 percent of those reporting few or no qualified applicants for the positions they were trying to fill.

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