U.S. added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation 

AMERICA'S EMPLOYERS added 428,000 jobs in April, extending a streak of solid hiring that has defied punishing inflation, chronic supply shortages, the Russian war against Ukraine and much higher borrowing costs. Friday’s jobs report from the Labor Department showed that last month’s hiring kept the unemployment rate at 3.6%, just above the lowest level in a half-century. / AP FILE PHOTO/NAM Y. HUH
WASHINGTON (AP) – America's employers added 428,000 jobs in April, extending a streak of solid hiring that has defied punishing inflation, chronic supply shortages, the Russian war against Ukraine and much higher borrowing costs.  Friday's jobs report from the Labor Department showed that last month's hiring kept the unemployment rate at 3.6%, just above the…

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