April jobs report: Unemployment rate drops slightly, economy adds 165,000 jobs
Published: May 3, 2013 09:32PM
Updated: May 3, 2013 09:42AM

What you need to know about the April jobs report, released Friday. <freeform><script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/3281/”></script><noscript><h1>April jobs report: How to understand it</h1><h2>The American economy added 165,000 jobs in April, but the unemployment rate changed little, dropping to 7.5 percent. That's a drop of only 0.2 percent from the month before, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report, released Friday.Here's what you need to know:How do we know about the employment situation?Three major reports on U.S. employment are released each month.Unemployment rate (from the Current Population Survey): Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau ask 60,000 ...</h2><a href=”http://cdn.spundge.com/stories/3281/embedded/” target=”_blank”>View <em>”April jobs report: How to understand it”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></freeform>