"The good news is that governments at the local, state, and federal level have stopped slashing their payrolls, and collectively cut only 1,000 jobs in March."
Well, it's good they stopped slashing but not good they're not continuing to reduce staff. A lot of government staff are bureaucrats and having people in bureaucracy is bad.
"Manufacturers added 37,000 jobs"
", and those engaged in healthcare services added 26,000 jobs."
Hello? This is economics calling to tell you that a growing healthcare sector is not actually good news.
"Financial services firms added 15,000 workers"
Really? This report is really getting me too excited. Financial services move money around. More jobs in financial services means more money spent moving money around.
", and those running various professional and business services operations added 31,000 net new employees."
OK, this is actually good news.
"After defying gravity thanks in part of the warmer-than-usual weather in the States for the past several months, the retail trade looked down and shed 34,000 workers."
Welcome to the new world of retail. Your choice is IT, warehousing or driving.