Hiring Slows in April

U.S. non-farm payrolls rose by 266,000 in April, far below market expectations of 1 million jobs added while the unemployment rate rose to 6.1%. KPMG Chief Economist Constance Hunter explains what the data tells us about the state of the labor market. 

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