Jul 6, 2012 Many economists are expecting fewer than 100,000 new jobs created, and unemployment to hold at 8.2% for the month of June.
Heidi N. Moore
May 4, 2012 The government released its closely-watched employment report for April. While the unemployment rate ticked down to 8.1 percent, only 115,000 new jobs were added to payrolls for the month, well below forecasts.
Feb 3, 2012 January unemployment was down from 8.5 to 8.3 percent. That's good news, but there's still work ahead, says economist Randall Wray.
Jan 6, 2012 Hilda Solis, the Secretary of the Labor Department, discusses the jobs picture today, and where we still need to improve.
Dec 16, 2011 Lower energy costs kept November's Consumer Price Index flat, a good sign for the U.S. economy.
Feb 2, 2012 The administration's proposal could help a growing industry retain workers. But some say high labor costs could limit care for the elderly and disabled.
Dec 13, 2011 A recent report from the Department of Labor has job listings up sharply over two years prior, but with unemployment at 8.6 percent, job openings are not plentiful.
Mar 4, 2011 We got big numbers today from the U.S. Labor Department. In February, U.S. payrolls increased 192,000 and the jobless rate fell to 8.9 percent --...
Nov 9, 2011 U.S. employers added 192,000 workers in February and the unemployment rate declined to 8.9 percent -- the lowest level since April 2009. The illu...