Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.30% in June to a seasonally adjusted 5,088,300 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. That's 15,000 more people than in May and 192,700 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of fluctuations due to seasonal events, hospitals employed 5,086,700 people in June – 24,200 more than in May and 192,700 more than a year ago. The nation's overall unemployment rate rose by 0.2 percentage point in June to 4.9%.