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By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The unemployment rate held at 3.5% for the second straight month.
By Jill Yavorsky, Janette Dill
If jobs in female-dominated sectors represent the future, what will it take for men to take them?…
By Paul Solman
As the population ages and older workers are making up more and more of the labor force, some employers are taking notice and adjusting their own practices to retain valuable experience and skills. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump said the administration is responsible for creating 7 million jobs, though only 6.25 million have been created since he took office in January 2017.
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. turned in better-than-expected October economic numbers. The Labor Department reports that employers added a net 128,000 jobs last month, and figures for August and September were revised upward. Also, former Texas Congressman Beto…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Looking to promote new jobs, President Trump toured the Louis Vuitton plant in Alvarado with his elder daughter, Ivanka.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
The closely watched proposal could have national implications as lawmakers, businesses and unions confront the changing nature of work and the rise of the so-called gig economy.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The Labor Department reported Friday that the unemployment rate remained 3.7%, near the lowest level in five decades.
May's jobs report showed more signs of slowing economic growth in the U.S. The Labor Department reported a net gain of 75,000 jobs -- just a third of the total for the previous month. That change is set against a…
The unemployment rate fell to a five-decade low of 3.6 percent, though that drop partly reflected an increase in the number of Americans who stopped looking for work.
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