U.S. unemployment rate reminded at 8.3%

Friday, 9 March 2012 04:35

The rate of unemployment was estimated at 8.3% and remained this way after Bureau of Labor Statistics release its monthly report.

Non-farm payrolls increased by 227 000 in February. It is a third straight increase with over 200 000 jobs.

Average hourly earnings increased to 23.31, while length of working week remained unchanged at 34.5 hours.