U.S. employers added 216,000 jobs in December, as the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7%. The labor market proved resilient in 2023, despite rising interest rates.
U.S. employers added 199,000 jobs in November, higher than the 150,000 jobs created in the previous month, reflecting in part the return of striking UAW and Hollywood workers.
The U.S. added 150,000 jobs last month, slowing down from the blistering pace seen in September. The drop was partly the result of an unprecedented autoworkers' strike.
Employers added 336,000 jobs in September, far more than expected. It's good news for people looking for work, but the strong labor market could complicate the Fed's fight against inflation.
U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in June, marking another respectable month of job growth, though it was slower than in previous months.
The Georgia Senate is supporting a bill instructing state agencies to not require a college degree for jobs unless truly necessary. The Senate voted 49-1 for Senate Bill 3 on Thursday.
Georgia’s unemployment rate remained flat at 3% last month, Bruce Thompson, the state’s new commissioner of labor, reported Thursday.
It's still a worker's job market, with 11.3 million open jobs at the end of May, according to new data from the Labor Department.
The International Labour Organization says employment losses could increase to seven million if hostilities continue, but that rapid recovery would be possible if fighting were to stop immediately.
Employers hired more than 1.8 million workers in June and July. But millions of others are still on the sidelines. That's leading to long wait times and is forcing some businesses to turn down orders.
People are leaving their jobs in search of more money, more flexibility and more happiness. A record 4 million workers quit just in April.
Labor advocates and state lawmakers in Georgia called on Gov. Brian Kemp Wednesday to reverse his decision to end expanded federal unemployment benefits next month, saying the move would hurt low-wage workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Millions of women have left the workforce during the pandemic as schools stopped in-person learning. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh says the recovery hinges on women returning to work.
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