The New Paper

April 2, 2021

US economy adds 916k jobs in March

The US economy added 916k jobs in March, marking the third consecutive monthly increase and the largest single-month increase since last August. Job growth came across nearly every major category, with the largest gains observed in leisure and hospitality, education, government, and construction. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.0%. Here's the full report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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