Loosening jobs market eases pressure on Reserve Bank

By Poppy Johnston
Updated May 16 2024 - 1:50pm, first published 1:45pm
The jobs market is expected to worsen, with the unemployment rate forecast to hit 4.5 per cent. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)
The jobs market is expected to worsen, with the unemployment rate forecast to hit 4.5 per cent. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)

The jobless rate moved back to 4.1 per cent in April, with the logged rise in the number of unemployed in part reflecting more workers than usual waiting to start a new gig.

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