US Job Growth Surged in March The Labor Department reports U.S. companies in a wide array of industries added 308,000 jobs in March -- the fastest pace of growth in four years. The U.S. unemployment rate, measured by a different survey, remained essentially unchanged at 5.7 percent. Hear NPR's Jim Zarroli.
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U.S. Added 308,000 Jobs in March

The Labor Department reports U.S. companies in a wide array of industries added 308,000 jobs in March — the fastest pace of growth in four years. The U.S. unemployment rate, measured by a different survey, remained essentially unchanged at 5.7 percent. Hear NPR's Jim Zarroli.