THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — MARCH 2014
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 192,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Employment grew in professional and business services, in health care, and in mining and logging.
Household Survey Data
In March, the number of unemployed persons was essentially unchanged at 10.5 million, and the unemployment rate held at 6.7 percent. Both measures have shown little movement since December 2013. … Read the rest