"Non-farm payroll employment increased 217,000 in May, the fourth consecutive month of job gains above 200,000, Xinhua reported. "
Washington, June 6 - The US job market continued to improve at a solid pace in May, giving some reassurance that the world's largest economy has recovered from an abrupt contraction in the first quarter.

Non-farm payroll employment increased 217,000 in May, the fourth consecutive month of job gains above 200,000, Xinhua reported.

The unemployment rate stayed unchanged at 6.3 percent, the Labour Department reported Friday.


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