Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

The U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to five percent in March. Friday's report from the Labor Department also said the economy had a net gain of 215,000 jobs for the month, and noted that wages rose slightly. Analysts said the unemployment rate rose because news that the economy is improving convinced more jobless Americans to resume their hunt for work. Government experts don't count people as officially unemployed unless they have searched for jobs in the past four...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter