U.S. Labor Market Shows Some Muscle Despite Slower Job Growth
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U.S. Labor Market Shows Some Muscle Despite Slower Job Growth

(Reuters) – U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a…

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Strong Job Growth Data Eases Concerns After Winter Dip in Economy
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Strong Job Growth Data Eases Concerns After Winter Dip in Economy

(New York Times) – Blunting worries about the American economy’s momentum after a stretch of…

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US Employers Add Solid 223K Jobs; Rate 5.4 pct., 7-Year Low
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US Employers Add Solid 223K Jobs; Rate 5.4 pct., 7-Year Low

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in…

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Hiring Surge Gives U.S. Expansion a Lift Into 2015
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Hiring Surge Gives U.S. Expansion a Lift Into 2015

(Bloomberg) – So much for secular stagnation. A November surprise that included a jump in…

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Most US Unemployed Don’t Get Benefits: Here’s Why
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Most US Unemployed Don’t Get Benefits: Here’s Why

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though the U.S. job market…

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Employment Outlook for Black Males Improving
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Employment Outlook for Black Males Improving

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last month’s Black unemployment…

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US Job Gains Top 200k for 9th Month; Rate 5.8 Pct.
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US Job Gains Top 200k for 9th Month; Rate 5.8 Pct.

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days after voters registered their…

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Survey: US Businesses Add 230,000 Jobs in October
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Survey: US Businesses Add 230,000 Jobs in October

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added 230,000 jobs in…

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Black Unemployment Drops Faster than for Whites
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Black Unemployment Drops Faster than for Whites

by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate fell to…

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