U.S. construction employment at 9.9 million in July, up 512,000 from year earlier.
Still 7.5 million working part-time for economic reasons, vs. 4 million in 2006.
After a decade of growth, higher ed employment has been flat since 2012.
Real hourly earnings still stagnant in June.
Average hourly earnings at $24.45, up 2% from year earlier in July.
Federal government employment down again, state and local up in July vs. year earlier.
July manufacturing employment up some, but still at 1946 levels.
July payrolls up 2.6 million vs. year earlier; biggest YoY gain since 2006.