U.S. employers added 187,000 jobs in July, a slower but still solid pace of growth, suggesting the Federal Reserve may be able to curb inflation without triggering a recession.
U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in June. That's a solid number, but fewer than the month before. Here are the 5 things we took away from the report.
Employers added a whopping 339,000 jobs last month, a stunningly strong number. Here are some of the key takeaways of the country's red hot labor market.
Employers added a whopping 339,000 jobs in May, far above expectations, according to a report from the Labor Department on Friday. The unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, from 3.4% in April.
Daily room cleaning used to be standard in hotels. Now, the union UNITE HERE is fighting to bring that back, as hotels have cut back citing worker shortages and changing guest preferences.
The U.S. job market may be getting a second wind. Employers added 253,000 jobs in April, a modest uptick from the month before. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.4%.
North Carolina's unemployment fell again in March, the state Commerce Department announced Friday, as the number of additional people working surged.
U.S. employers added 236,000 jobs in March as hiring slowed from the previous month. Unemployment dipped to 3.5%, from 3.6% in February.
U.S. employers added 311,000 jobs in February, only a modest slowdown from the previous month, indicating the labor market remains hot. The unemployment rate rose to 3.6% from 3.4% in January.