Unemployment at 7.5% as U.S. Auto Manufacturers Add More Jobs
Ford, GM and Chrysler have been adding jobs at a breakneck pace as of late. A Ford Focus during its final assembly at the Wayne, MI Focus/C-MAX manufacturing facility. Having driven past the plant site just last week, economic activity in the area looks very healthy compared to the rest of the state. Proving once again that a successful manufacturer provides a healthy business climate which in turn promotes robust economic activity locally. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this morning that nonfarm payroll employment rose by 165,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.