Robust hiring at restaurants and bars, local public schools and retailers helped lead the U.S. economy to post 850,000 jobs in June 2021.
Strong hiring in those industries further suggests a booming recovery for those employers that were hit hardest during the Covid-19 pandemic as Americans rush to return to indoor dining and shopping.
CNBC studied the net changes by industry for June jobs based on data contained in the government’s employment report.
The leisure and hospitality sector again proved the brightest point of the Labor Department’s monthly jobs report with 343,000 positions added in June as restaurants hired droves of cooks, bartenders and service staff. The number represents…