Canada loses 7,000 jobs in March, unemployment still 5.8%

Canada loses 7,000 jobs in March, unemployment still 5.8%

The services sectors of business, building and support, health care and accommodation and food services saw the largest monthly declines, the report said.

In February, Massachusetts gained 6,600 jobs its unemployment rate fell a tenth of one percentage point to 3 percent where it was eight tenths of a percentage point better than the national average.

Job growth in the United States rebounded after a small gain in February, easing the concerns of a significant slowdown in the job market.

Retail lost 11,700 jobs in March after losing 20,200 jobs in February.

The labor force participation rate was also little changed, at 63 percent, and has shown nearly no movement over the last 12 months. The employment-population ratio was 60.6 percent in March and has been either 60.6 percent or 60.7 percent since October 2018. The March numbers came in above economists' expectations and much higher than the 100,000 benchmark that would have signaled employers capping growth.

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The number of Americans claiming unemployment insurance hit a 50-year low Thursday. The three-month average monthly gain dropped to 180,000, a 15-month low.

The six consecutive months of rising employment, that began in September, added around 300,000 jobs. Construction picked up 16,000 jobs in March after shedding 25,000 jobs a month earlier and, over the last 12 months, the industry has expanded by 246,000 jobs. This was offset by gains in architecture, engineering and management services.

The West Coast province added 7,900 jobs in March, according to data released Friday (April 5) from Statistics Canada. This is despite adding a net 123.3k jobs over this time, with more than half in full-time work.

In other areas, the employment picture was little changed from the month before.

"We got a little dip in employment, but the numbers are volatile and it's been on a pretty strong run over the prior half year. all in all, I think not a huge surprise".

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