Tech employment up by 700 jobs in May 2005

Payroll jobs in computer and electronic product manufacturing rose by 700 to 1.33 mln in May 2005, US Department of Labor says. Payroll employment in the category of Internet service providers, search portals and data processing increased by 1,300 to 395,400. Payrolls in the telecommunications industry fell by 1,500 jobs, to 1.04 mln.