Growth still sluggish

Growth still sluggish

Employers add 115,000 net jobs



(From The New York Times) The United States had another month of disappointing job growth in April, the Labor Department said Friday.

The nation’s employers added 115,000 positions on net, after adding 154,000 in March. April’s job growth was less than what economists had been predicting. The unemployment rate ticked down to 8.1 percent in April, from 8.2 percent, but that was because workers dropped out of the labor force.

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