A report found that the manufacturing sector contracted in June for the first time in three years, while economists predict the unemployment rate will hover around 6 percent or higher for years to come.
Ashley Perkins of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., stands in line at a job fair in Detroit in June. The U.S. economy continued its sluggish performance in June as employers added only 80,000 jobs. The unemployment rate stayed at 8.2 percent. Paul Sancya/Associated Press Buy Photo