Jobs Surge, Wages Rise in Donald Trump’s First Month

The first monthly jobs report under President Trump Friday showed a strong economic performance, with employers adding 235,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate falling slightly to 4.7 percent. The Labor Department said wages also grew 2.8 percent from February 2016. Employers added 227,000 jobs in January. Construction jobs rose by 58,000, the most since…

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