The U.S. economy surpassed expectations in June, adding more jobs than expected even as the unemployment rate rose slightly to 4 percent.
By Erica R. Hendry
May marked a record 92nd straight month of job growth in the U.S., featured better than expected wage growth, and unemployment fell to the lowest rate in 18 years. While America's economic engine appears to be firing on all cylinders,…
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported a net gain of 313,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate held at 4.1 percent, as thousands started looking for work. Also, President Trump's newly announced tariffs on steel and…
By PBS NewsHour
The economy added 200,000 jobs last month, according to new data released Friday.
By Daniel Bush
By Daniel Bush
The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.1 percent.
By Paul Solman
The unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in September, while the economy lost 33,000 jobs, according to the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest jobs report.
Despite a prestigious career and graduate degrees from top schools, Elizabeth White stood at the edge of a financial cliff for many years following the Great Recession. Author of “55, Unemployed, and Faking Normal,” White is among many who have…
By Kristen Doerer
Employers added 209,000 jobs in July, continuing a long trend of substantial job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down to 4.3 percent.
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