The gap between white and black unemployment in America is at a record low
|07/09/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The gap between the black and white unemployment rates in the US shrunk to a record low in June.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the share of jobless African Americans in the labor force fell to 7.1%, the lowest level since April 2000. It was 1.5 percentage points down from a year ago, and it helped create the smallest gap between white and black employment on record.