April Jobs Report Expected To Show 210,000 Jobs Added

(Undated) -- The government's April jobs report is expected to show an increase in the number of jobs added. The Labor Department will release the report at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time Friday. Economists expect it will show employers added about 210-thousand jobs last month as the weather warmed up after the harsh winter. The nation's average monthly job gains for the first three months of 2014 were 176-thousand. The unemployment rate is predicted to tick down to six-point-six percent from six-point-seven percent in March.