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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid barely changed last week, while the average over the past month fell to a fresh five-year low. The decline in layoffs is helping strengthen the job market.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The jobs picture for the nation’s veterans improved significantly last year, particularly for those who have served since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Labor Department said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies continue to hire at a modest but steady pace.
(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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Federal labor investigators cited 10 garment companies in the downtown Fashion District for underpaying workers and failing to keep adequate records, it was announced today.
NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks are closing mostly higher on Wall Street after the government reported job growth that was better than economists had anticipated. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 81 points to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A private survey shows that U.S. businesses added fewer workers in November, in part because Superstorm Sandy shut down factories, retail stores, and other companies. Payroll processor ADP says employers added 118,000 jobs.
Unemployment rates declined last month in more than half of the 372 largest U.S. cities, further evidence of steady improvement in the job market.
(AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid remained elevated for a second straight week because Superstorm Sandy forced many people to seek temporary benefits. The Labor Department said Wednesday that first-time applications […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. The Labor Department says job openings dropped by 100,000 to 3.56 million, the fewest in five […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August while they filled the most positions in three months, a mixed signal for the job market. The Labor Department says job openings dropped by […]