Employers added a whopping 339,000 jobs last month, a stunningly strong number. Here are some of the key takeaways of the country's red hot labor market.
Employers added a whopping 339,000 jobs in May, far above expectations, according to a report from the Labor Department on Friday. The unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, from 3.4% in April.
Daily room cleaning used to be standard in hotels. Now, the union UNITE HERE is fighting to bring that back, as hotels have cut back citing worker shortages and changing guest preferences.
The U.S. job market may be getting a second wind. Employers added 253,000 jobs in April, a modest uptick from the month before. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.4%.
U.S. employers added 236,000 jobs in March as hiring slowed from the previous month. Unemployment dipped to 3.5%, from 3.6% in February.
U.S. employers added 311,000 jobs in February, only a modest slowdown from the previous month, indicating the labor market remains hot. The unemployment rate rose to 3.6% from 3.4% in January.
Sam's Club plans to open a new $142 million fulfillment center in Georgia, creating an estimated 600 jobs.
Are we in a recession? It seems like a straightforward question, but the data tells conflicting stories.
U.S. employers added 517,000 jobs in January, as the unemployment rate fell to 3.4% . The job market remains tight, despite signs of a slowing economy.
From a mild recession to a so-called hard landing, we sift through the wild array of recession predictions.
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U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in December, as the unemployment rate dipped to 3.5%. Despite some high-profile layoff announcements, the overall job market remains tight.
On the Monday Dec. 19 edition of Georgia Today: Gun violence claims more teen lives over the weekend in Atlanta, holiday travelers should be on the lookout for human trafficking victims, and more jobs are coming to Georgia
Hiring slowed slightly in November amid rising interest rates. But the U.S. job market remains unusually tight. Employers added 263,000 jobs in November while unemployment held steady at 3.7%.
Hiring slowed modestly in October, as employers added 261,000 jobs. That might take some of the upward pressure off inflation.