All posts tagged "Unemployment"
Applications for US Unemployment Aid Fall from 3-Month High
The decline indicates companies are holding onto their workers
- Posted November 10, 2016
Pay for US workers across much of economy is climbing
Pay is rising for the bottom 40 percent of earners
- Posted November 5, 2016
Applications for US unemployment aid remain at 43-year low
Figures indicate that companies are cutting few jobs
- Posted October 13, 2016
Employers Add 156k; US Jobless Rate Ticks Up to 5 Pct.
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in September, a decent gain that reflects a steady economy but also a sign that hiring has slowed from its robust pace last year. The unemployment rate ticked up to...
- Posted October 7, 2016
US Claims for Jobless Aid Drop to Lowest Since Mid-April
WASHINGTON– The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits last week felt to the lowest level since mid-April, another sign that workers are enjoying job security despite sluggish economic growth. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that...
- Posted October 6, 2016
Applications for US Jobless Benefits Rose Slightly Last Week
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remained at levels consistent with a healthy labor market. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that claims rose by 1,000 last week...
- Posted September 15, 2016
Spain’s Socialists Reject Rajoy’s Attempt at Grand Coalition
Popular Party short of the majority in parliament
- Posted June 27, 2016
Puerto Rico May Unemployment Pegged at 11.7%
SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Labor Department announced Friday that the adjusted unemployment rate for May stood at 11.7%. The number reflects a 0.4% decrease when compared with May 2015, when unemployment reached 12.1%. Puerto Rico...
- Posted June 17, 2016
April Unemployment Rate Pegged at 11.7%
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico Labor Secretary Vance Thomas announced Friday that the unemployment rate for April stood as 11.7%. “Data from the recent employment and unemployment survey show that the adjusted unemployment rate for April 2016...
- Posted May 20, 2016
Eurozone Economic Growth Rate Unexpectedly Doubles
Regains size of 2008 but remains shaky
- Posted April 29, 2016