unemployment

U.S. unemployment down

Unemployment rates fall in 90 pct. of US cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in nearly 90 percent of large U.S. cities in March, though most of the declines likely occurred because more Americans stopped looking for work, rather than found jobs. The […]

05/01/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate dips to 9.6 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s jobless rate dipped to 9.6 percent last month, the lowest in more than four years. The state’s Employment Development Department reported Friday that the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since Dec. 2008.

03/29/2013

(AP Photo)

Fed stands by stimulus, sees stronger US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy has strengthened after pausing late last year but still needs the Fed’s extraordinary support to help lower high unemployment.

03/20/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate stalled at 9.8 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s jobless rate stalled at 9.8 percent this winter, with only a few new jobs created in January.

03/20/2013

A US economy that’s strengthened over past 4 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy, the expected focus of Tuesday night’s State of the Union speech, is much healthier than it was four years ago. Yet growth remains slow and unemployment high.

02/12/2013

Fed official hints at longer period for low rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen says the central bank may keep its key short-term interest rate at a record low even after unemployment falls close to a more normal level.

02/11/2013

U.S. unemployment down

US unemployment aid applications decline to 366K

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies continue to hire at a modest but steady pace.

02/07/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate steady at 9.8 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.

01/18/2013

U.S. unemployment down

Unemployment rates for US cities in the West

(AP) – Unemployment rates fell below 7 percent in a majority of U.S. cities in November, evidence that steady job gains are benefiting most parts of the country. Click through to see a table of unemployment rates for the West.

01/08/2013

U.S. unemployment down

Unemployment falls below 7 percent in most US cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell below 7 percent in a majority of U.S. cities in November, suggesting steady job gains are benefiting most parts of the country.

01/08/2013

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,167 other followers