© 2022 Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

Mailing Address:
Horizons Plaza P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Buffalo Toronto Public Media | Phone 716-845-7000
WBFO Newsroom | Phone: 716-845-7040
Your NPR Station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

U.S. employers add 678,000 jobs in February

The Labor Department reported Friday that the employers in the U.S. added 678,000 jobs in February, far above the hiring numbers from January, and exceeding analyst expectations.

The unemployment rate fell from 4% in January to 3.8% last month.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Mike Regan, senior editor at Bloomberg News.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.