The U.S. jobless rate is the lowest it's been in 17 years and President Trump claimed credit in his address to the NRA, saying the GOP tax cuts are part of the reason. But while companies have reported a very…
By Daniel Bush
The economy added 200,000 jobs last month, according to new data released Friday.
By Ann Huff Stevens
Calls to increase work requirements among those receiving government assistance should recognize that most poor adults are already working, looking for work, or are disabled or ill.
By Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn
In 2016 women who worked year-round and full-time earned, on average, around 81 cents for every dollar earned by men. Though still substantial, the difference in women’s average earnings relative to men’s has narrowed considerably since the 1970s.
By Paul Solman
The economy added 156,000 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate remained largely unchanged at 4.4 percent.
The U.S. unemployment rate crawled up to 4.4 percent in June. NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman looks at what that means for the economy.
The unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in March, the lowest since the Great Recession. But the U.S. economy added far fewer jobs than expected.
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in February while the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7 percent.
By Benn Steil, Emma Smith
We're nearing the threshold used to estimate how low unemployment can get before inflation rises. Will the Fed raise interest rates?…
By Kristen Doerer
Wage growth "has been the unfinished work of this economic recovery,” said Mark Hamrick. “It helps to explain the remaining level of dissatisfaction among Americans with the economy.”…
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