The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate came in at 64.9 percent from 64.8 percent in the preceding month.
Employment rose to 11,939,600: full-time employment went up 38,400 to 8,198,900 and part-time employment decreased by 30,600 to 3,740,700.
Unemployment increased to 734,200. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased 9,200 to 496,700 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work increased by 19,000 to 237,500.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs decreased 4.3 million hours to 1,640.0 million hours.