U.S. Employers Add 215,000 Jobs in March

Fact Sheet

The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 215,000 jobs in March 2016, down from 245,000 in the previous month. The national unemployment rate remained nearly unchanged at 5% from 4.9% in the previous two months. The Latino unemployment rate inched up from 5.4% in February to 5.6% in March, as the number of unemployed Latinos increased.


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