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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

CES National News Releases

Payroll employment rises by 916,000 in March; unemployment rate edges down to 6.0%

04/02/2021

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 916,000 in March, and the unemployment rate edged down to 6.0 percent. These improvements in the labor market reflect the continued resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed due to COVID-19. Job growth was widespread in March.
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