US employers added 211,000 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent


The Boston Globe | By Christopher S. Rugaber
May 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring rebounded in April as U.S. employers added 211,000 jobs, a sign the economy’s sluggish growth in the first three months of the year may prove temporary.

The Labor Department says the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.4 percent from 4.5 percent, reaching its lowest level in a decade.

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