The Economy Adds 242,000 Jobs in February, and Unemployment Remains Unchanged at 4.9%

March 4, 2016 Monika Greenhow

The U.S. economy added 242,000 jobs in February and unemployment was 4.9%, unchanged from January, 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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