US job recovery stalls
- Published: 5 Apr 2013 at 20.22
- Online news:
WASHINGTON — US employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, the fewest in nine months and a sharp retreat after a period of strong hiring, according to figures released on Friday.
And while the unemployment rate has fallen to 7.6%, a four-year low, it is mainly because more people have stpped looking for work.
The slowdown is a reminder that the path back to full health for the US job market and the economy will be uneven.
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