What the May jobs report says about the nation’s economic outlook

The May jobs reports showed U.S. employment is still going strong despite higher prices and interest rates. Employers added a net 390,000 jobs last month as the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.6 percent. Betsey Stevenson, a public policy and economics professor at the University of Michigan and the former chief economist for the Department of Labor, joins William Brangham to discuss.

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