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By Associated Press
The Biden administration is appealing for the business community to be open to discuss higher corporate tax rates as part of the an infrastructure overhaul.
By William Brangham, Alison Thoet
The U.S. Labor Department reported Friday a net gain of 916,000 jobs last month, the most since August, while the unemployment rate fell to 6 percent. The upbeat jobs report seems to confirm some economists' forecasts that the economy is…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
President Joe Biden welcomed March job data as America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring, adding 916,000 jobs for the month.
America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses increasingly reopen.
By Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis
This week marked the 52nd straight week of high unemployment claims, with numbers rising as more than a million people filed for state and emergency federal unemployment benefits across the country. One state, Rhode Island, is working to reverse that…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
Pre-pandemic, 10% of Connecticut's workforce was in restaurants. Since COVID-19 at least 600 of the state’s restaurants have closed and tens of thousands remain unemployed. For those still open, the road ahead is still uncertain. In our “Roads to Recovery”…
By Paul Solman
Jobless claims were high again this past week with more than 860,000 people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time. Millions of people are still looking for work, but some employers say they can't find enough skilled workers for…
The increase of just 49,000 positions in January made scarcely any dent in the nearly 10 million jobs that remain lost since the virus intensified nearly a year ago.
In our news wrap Friday, U.S. employers cut 140,000 jobs in December due in large part to the pandemic, President-elect Biden signals a plan to release nearly all available vaccine doses after taking office, an Israeli court indefinitely postponed the…
America’s employers scaled back their hiring last month as the viral pandemic accelerated across the country, adding 245,000 jobs, the fewest since April and the fifth straight monthly slowdown.
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