Unemployment falls in April

The U.S. unemployment rate fell from 4.5 percent in March to 4.4 percent in April, the lowest level seen in a decade, according to The Washington Post.

In April, the leisure and hospitality sector added 55,000 jobs; professional and business services industry added 39,000 jobs; health care and social assistance sector added 37,000 jobs; financial activities sector added 19,000 jobs; and mining sector added 9,000 jobs.

The construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail trade, transportation and warehousing, information, and government sectors showed little change.

There currently are 7.1 million unemployed people in the U.S.

Date : 5/5/2017


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