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News stories about Employment

Feb 1, 2019  9:50 ET
Hiring revs up in January, unemployment increases
Hiring boomed in the U.S. in January even as the unemployment rate edged up during the record 35-day government shutdown. The economy added 304,000 jobs in the month, easily surpassing t...
Jan 4, 2019  9:30 ET
U.S. employment surges in December
December’s huge declines in the stock market rattled confidence in the U.S. economy and raised recession fears, but an especially strong federal jobs report released Friday bodes well for the mortga...
Dec 7, 2018  9:45 ET
Job growth slows in November
November’s jobs report fell short of October's job-growth mark and was below average for the year, but wages were up and the unemployment rate remained at a near 50-year low. The U.S. eco...
Aug 3, 2018  11:00 ET
U.S. unemployment hovers near 18-year low
The U.S. added 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell below the 4 percent mark for just the third time in nearly 18 years.  The unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent fro...
Jun 1, 2018  12:20 ET
Unemployment drops as U.S. adds 223,000 jobs
The U.S. unemployment rate in May reached a level not seen in 18 years, and the 223,000 jobs added during the month contributed to another increase in hourly wages. The unemployment...
May 4, 2018  11:15 ET
U.S. adds 164K jobs in April, unemployment drops
Job growth continued to cool in April and wage gains were minimal, but the unemployment rate fell to an 18-year low, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. “The April jobs report was luk...
Apr 6, 2018  14:45 ET
Employment growth in March slows sharply
The U.S. unemployment rate remained flat once again this past March as the rate of 4.1 percent was unchanged for a sixth straight month, according to figures released Friday by the U.S. Dep...
Feb 2, 2018  10:15 ET
U.S. notches strong jobs bump in January
The U.S. added 200,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent as hiring picked up from a weak December, the U.S. Department of Labor reported on Friday. Wag...
Jan 5, 2018  9:30 ET
Job gains downshift in December
Overall job growth slowed in December, but the unemployment rate held steady for the third straight month at 4.1 percent and wages rose, the U.S. Department of Labor reported on Friday. ...
Dec 8, 2017  10:20 ET
U.S. posts strong job gains in November
The U.S. added 228,000 jobs in November and unemployment held steady at 4.1 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor reported on Friday. Wages also rose. Sectors posting strong g...
Nov 3, 2017  11:10 ET
U.S. jobs picture rebounds in October
The U.S. added 261,000 jobs in October as the labor market bounced back from a string of hurricanes that curtailed employment in Texas and the Gulf region in September. The unemployment r...
Oct 6, 2017  12:20 ET
Hurricanes drive September job figures down
The U.S. jobs market lost ground in September in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, which slammed the Gulf Coast region and Southeast Texas within two weeks of each other, the U.S. Department o...
Sep 1, 2017  12:00 ET
U.S. August jobs report is ‘humdrum’
The U.S. economy created 156,000 jobs in August, well below the 200,000 mark many analysts expected, while employment-growth figures for June and July were revised downward by a total of 41,...
Aug 4, 2017  12:35 ET
Jobs gains beat expectations in July
U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July and the unemployment fell to the 4.3 percent mark and matched a 16-year low first reached this past May, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. Th...
Jun 2, 2017  12:45 ET
Jobs market loses steam in May
The U.S. economy added a disappointing 138,000 jobs in May and gains in March and April were significantly downgraded, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. Despite clear signs that the labor marke...

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