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Pandemic recovery results in new jobs

Labor Department reports addition of 916,000 jobs. Unemployment rate decreased from 6.2% to 6%.

Where: USA

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▪ The Labor Department announced the generation of 916,000 nonfarm jobs in March, an increase of 537,000 over February figures.

▪ In the latest figures, restaurants and bars added 176,000 jobs.

▪ As schools started to reopen, state and local education jobs rose by 126,000.

▪ Washington authorized recovery aid in Feb worth $1.9 trillion that included stimulus cheques and unemployment benefits.

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