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Slightly fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market continues to be the strongest segment of the U.S. economy.
By Matt Ott, Associated Press
Agents for Change
Despite a robust job market in recent years, the career path for some, notably young people of color, is often dampened by a lack of skills needed for good jobs in today’s economy. In Pittsburgh, one group is trying to…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Simeon Lancaster
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said there's "no guarantee" the central bank can tame runaway inflation without hurting the job market.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
America’s employers added 431,000 jobs in a sign of the economy’s resilience and despite a still-destructive pandemic and the highest inflation in 40 years.
By Associated Press
By Geoff Bennett, Karina Cuevas
The latest jobs reports shows U.S. job growth surged in February as the omicron wave of COVID-19 began fading. The Labor Department reports employers added a net of 678,000 jobs, the most since July. Jared Bernstein, who serves on the…
Biden announced a $35 million investment in the domestic production of minerals and materials that are needed to create a wide range of technological devices, including computers, batteries, smartphones, vehicles and home appliances.
By Roby Chavez
Parades are rolling and brass bands are back. Music venues are sold out again and mouth-watering Cajun and Creole dishes are being served up in packed restaurants in New Orleans. With its culture economy, the city is trying to rally…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The Labor Department said that quits jumped to 4.3 million in August, the highest on records dating back to December 2000.
President Joe Biden addressed the disappointing jobs report Friday, insisting despite the weak numbers, his administration is making "real progress."…
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