All posts tagged "Employment"
Job Losses Increase in Puerto Rico During 2nd Quarter of 2015
In the second quarter of 2015, the number of jobs lost in Puerto Rico due to the closing or contraction of companies was about 46,166, the highest in at least four years, according to the report recently...
- Posted February 8, 2016
Eurozone Economy ‘Losing Steam’ amid Market Turmoil
LONDON – The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in January, a closely watched survey found Wednesday, a sign that the turmoil in global financial markets is beginning to weigh on business activity. Financial information...
- Posted February 3, 2016
December Unemployment Rate Stands at 12.2%
SAN JUAN – Labor Department Secretary Vance Thomas announced Tuesday that the unemployment rate for December stood at 12.2%. The data on employment, unemployment and nonfarm payroll, certified by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, also show an...
- Posted January 26, 2016
US Applications For Unemployment Benefits Jumped Last Week
WASHINGTON – More Americans requested unemployment benefits last week, but the level remains near historic lows in a positive sign for the job market. THE NUMBERS: Applications for jobless aid jumped 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000,...
- Posted December 31, 2015