The economy added 201,000 jobs in August, and the national unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent.
By Gretchen Frazee
A nationally representative survey of the workforce found interest in joining unions to be at a four-decade high.
By Thomas Kochan, Erin L. Kelly, Will Kimball, MIT Sloan School of Management, Duanyi Yang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
WASHINGTON — Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year. It’s the largest increase since 2012 but comes to only $25 a month for the average beneficiary. The Social Security…
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases.
By Maria Ines Zamudio and Michelle Minkoff, Associated Press
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs in July, building on the 292,000 jobs created in June, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent.
The U.S. economy added a whopping 287,000 jobs in June, giving economists and American workers something to smile about.
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added a mere 38,000 jobs in May (and no, that is not a typo).
By Simone Pathe
The economy added a disappointing 126,000 jobs in March. And while economists often caution that one month's data shouldn't be weighted too heavily, this latest jobs report comes on the heels of other news about slower economic growth. All of…
The final unemployment report of 2014, released Friday morning, ended a solid year of payroll gains. But despite December's additional 252,000 jobs and the lowest unemployment rate since 2008, wages aren't rising. In fact, average hourly earnings fell in December,…
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