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April Jobs Report Disappoints Economists Expecting 'Blockbuster' Numbers

The monthly jobs report out Friday was a bit of a letdown.

As vaccinations expand, and COVID-19 cases drop, economists had predicted the U.S. would pick up a million new jobs in April. But the Labor Department said that number was actually much less, about 266,000.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Mike Regan, senior editor at Bloomberg News.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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