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.
Are we in a recession? It seems like a straightforward question, but the data tells conflicting stories.
Big companies such as Amazon and Google have recently announced layoffs. On Wall Street, getting cut is always acknowledged as an ever-lurking prospect — but it still stings when it happens.
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.
Georgia’s unemployment rate remained flat at 3% last month, Bruce Thompson, the state’s new commissioner of labor, reported Thursday.
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.
From calling creditors to announcing your job loss on social media, a solid game plan can make a layoff sting a lot less.
In Tunisia, 12 years after the revolution, citizens are still asking, "How do you expect me to make a living?"
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.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by another 0.75 percentage points Wednesday, as part of its ongoing effort to fight inflation. The big question is, what happens next.
Sixty percent of Ukrainians who fled their homes for other parts of the country have lost their jobs, as Russia's invasion has upended industries and destroyed businesses.
A new jobs report showed a modest slowdown in hiring last month that was not enough to soothe Wall Street's worries about inflation and the Fed. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.5%
U.S. employers added 315,000 jobs in August, while the unemployment rate rose to 3.7% from 3.5% in July. A tight job market gives workers more bargaining power, but it may also fuel inflation.
U.S. employers added 528,000 jobs in July, showing the labor market remains strong, despite high inflation and softening economic growth. The unemployment rate fell to 3.5%.