US economy adds 916,000 March jobs as vaccine rollout fuels hiring boom

US economy adds 916,000 March jobs as vaccine rollout fuels hiring boom

The Guardian

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  • Unemployment at 6% as businesses reopen and hire workers
  • Data shows 30% of Americans have had at least one vaccine shot

The US labor market went on a hiring spree in March, adding 916,000 jobs amid the fast-paced coronavirus vaccine rollout.

The unemployment rate edged down to 6% as businesses across the country started opening up and rehiring.

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