Slow, Unsteady Hiring Won’t Fix Jobless Problem

With 165,000 new jobs added in April, according to data released today from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans can breathe a momentary sigh of relief from our anxiety over the U.S. employment situation.

The unemployment rate remains essentially unchanged, however, and — of those we count — nearly 12 million people still can’t find work in the United States.

This article was originally published in MarketWatch.