Unemployment Rate Improves to 6.1% in April

Unemployment rate eased to 6.1% last April from 6.4% in the same month last year, though it was up from January’s 5.8%. The government had earlier forecast a 6.5-6.7% unemployment rate for the year. More than half of the jobs were found in the services sector, led by wholesale and retail trade, where more than a third of service sector workers were employed…

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