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Labor Department reports U.S. economy adds 559,000 jobs in May – CBS News

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The Labor Department revealed the U.S. added 559,000 new jobs in May, nearly twice as many as April though lower than analysts’ expectations. The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 5.8%, its lowest point since the start of the pandemic. Michelle Meyer, head U.S. economist for Bank of America securities, joined CBSN to discuss the state of the economy.

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