by KJZZ Business News, Your NPR Station

Arizona’s Office of Economic Opportunity released the seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate at 4.7 percent. The rate remains unchanged from May and compares to the national jobless rate of 4.0 percent.

Spokesman Doug Walls said construction employment has recovered 37 percent since the recession hit and housing bubble burst.

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Author: KJZZ Business News, Your NPR Station

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