US sees record job growth in 2021 after millions lost in 2020

  • Mario Williams, a final quality control inspector, works on a Ford Bronco at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne on Monday, June 14, 2021. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press/TNS)

The U.S. economy added a record 6.4 million jobs in 2021, rebounding strongly from unprecedented losses in the year prior due to the pandemic.