US sees jobs surge as rebound gains steam – BBC News

Hiring surged in the US last month as virus cases dropped, the vaccination campaign gained steam and restaurants and bars brought back workers.
Employers added 379,000 jobs in February, breaking a two-month streak of minimal gains.
The growth was stronger than analysts had expected, but the activity did not significantly dent the jobless rate.
It dipped from 6.3% to 6.2%, reflecting the millions that remain out of work because of the virus.
“This number is a surprise, but it’s essentially all…

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