American job market rebounds from Covid crisis


Official data shows more than 900,000 Americans were hired in March as job market rebounds from Covid crisis

More than 900,000 Americans were hired in March as the job market began to rebound from the Covid crisis, official data shows. 

The US unemployment rate fell slightly to 6 per cent, down from 6.2 per cent in February, equivalent to 9.7m people. 

Boost: The rollout of vaccines will aid further recovery – by the end of March almost 30 per cent of Americans had had a jab

Boost: The rollout of vaccines will aid further recovery – by the end of March almost 30 per cent of Americans had had a jab

Eleven months ago, unemployment in the world’s biggest economy was 14.7 per cent, the highest since the 1930s. 

The hospitality and entertainment industries have been among the worst-hit sectors. 

The rollout of vaccines will aid further recovery – by the end of March almost 30 per cent of Americans had had a jab.



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