Jobless rate slightly eases to 6.9% in April

Posted at Jun 16 2012 01:24 PM | Updated as of Jun 16 2012 09:24 PM

The country's unemployment rate eased to 6.9% in April, the National Statistics Office said on Friday. April's jobless rate compares with 7.2% in January.

There were 2.8 million unemployed in the Philippines as of April, lower than 2.92 million reported in January.  Business Nightly, June 15, 2012