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By Matt Ott, Associated Press
The white-hot demand for U.S. workers cooled a bit in April, though the number of unfilled jobs remains high and companies are still desperate to hire more people.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
America's employers added 428,000 jobs in April, extending a streak of solid hiring that has defied punishing inflation, chronic supply shortages, the Russian war against Ukraine and much higher borrowing costs.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
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…
By Geoff Bennett, Karina Cuevas
U.S. employers added 678,000 jobs in February, another solid gain that underscored the economy's robust health as the omicron wave fades and more Americans venture out to spend at restaurants, shops and hotels despite surging inflation.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Inflation in the U.S. has jumped at its fastest rate in 40 years, the Labor Department announced last week. Costs of food and fuel have been rising – and while there may be fluctuations in prices, gasoline prices are expected…
Friday’s report from the Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate fell sharply to 4.8% from 5.2% in August.
American consumers faced a third straight monthly surge in prices in June, the latest evidence that a rapid reopening of the economy is fueling pent-up spending for goods and services that in many cases remain in short supply.
U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend more and states and cities ease business restrictions.
By Associated Press
Thursday's figure from the Labor Department, a slight decline from the previous week, showed that many employers are still cutting jobs as the pandemic tightens business restrictions and leads anxious consumers to stay home.
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