Surprising jobs growth during May

The May U.S. jobless rate fell to 13.3 percent, and employers added 2.5 million jobs in a stunning jobs report to the upside. What accounted for the growth? Is this report an outlier or an indication that the labor market might be on the road to recovery sooner than anticipated? KPMG Chief Economist Constance Hunter provides her analysis. 

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Constance L Hunter

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