Unemployment in the US rises to 4.4% in March

Unemployment in the US rises to 4.4% in March

As per the Labor Dept., the US economy shed 701,000 jobs last month amid the coronavirus crisis. The losses in non-farm payrolls reflected a massive contraction from February, when the economy added 273,000 jobs. The unemployment rate rose nearly a full percentage point to 4.4% in March. The report reflects the week of March 8-12, before most of the economic contraction occurred.

Skeptic
Skeptic
Seekster
Seekster 1 months

This report is incomplete so expect the number to be refined upward later on.

Fin
Fin 1 months

Gonna rise n rise until ppl stop f ING around n stay at home instead of pretending it can happen to them or their neighbors

Rhokanth
Rhokanth 1 months

It's hard to gauge right now. A lot of folks who had experiences with unemployment in the past have been filing their waiting weeks just in case.

yooper
yooper 1 months

We must force China to reimburse the United states for all financial losses due to Covid-19

edwin
edwin 1 months

Eh, still better than it was most of the prior presidency.

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 1 months

Even during a world pandemic our unemployment rate is half of what Obama created.

Howdy
Howdy 1 months

good I'm glad the number is rising maybe eventually it'll get so bad that an uprising will start

Property
Property 1 months

While 4.4 isn't actually that bad, it is prprobably going to get worse. I am no economic expert but I fear an over 8%.

TheCurrentModality
TheCurrentModality 1 months

Mr. Obvious report obvious news about obviousness. Am I obviously overstating this or is it not that obvious?

Fin
Fin 1 months

Bout the most asinine headline seen all day.. State the obvious n act as if reporting

Kyle G
Kyle G 1 months

WOW. Bombshell alert!

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