The Economy Adds 215,000 Jobs in March, and Unemployment Is Essentially Unchanged at 5.0%

April 1, 2016 Kenneth Quinnell

The U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs in March and unemployment was 5.0%, essentially unchanged from February, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This continues the record string of months with job growth.

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