Unemployment hits 49-year low as US employers step up hiring

CHRISTOPHER RUGABER | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a robust 263,000 jobs in April, suggesting that businesses have shrugged off earlier concerns that the economy might slow this year and now anticipate strong customer demand. The unemployment rate fell to a five-decade low of 3.6% from 3.8%, though that drop reflected a … Continue reading Unemployment hits 49-year low as US employers step up hiring