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May 8, 2021

Wait, the U.S. economy only added how many jobs?

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Where are all the jobs that everyone was promising we’d see in the April report on hiring and unemployment out today? Expectations were that the U.S. economy added almost 1 million jobs. The data shows that number is actually 266,000. Plus, among the employers trying to replenish their workforces: public schools. How does an increasing return to hybrid and in-person learning affect the labor market when it comes to teachers and other staff?

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