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US adds a strong 379,000 jobs in hopeful sign for economy

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Yet with the nation IS still 10 million jobs short of its pre-pandemic level.
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Strong 379,000 jobs added in hopeful sign for US economy

Strong 379,000 jobs added in hopeful sign for US economy

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend more and states and cities ease business restrictions.
The February gain marked a sharp pickup from the 166,000 jobs that were added in January and a loss of 306,000 in December. Yet it represents just a fraction of the roughly 10 million jobs that were lost to the pandemic.
The unemployment rate fell to 6.2%, the Labor Department said Friday in its monthly jobs report .
A year into the pandemic that triggered...
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