jobs report


Job growth was steady in September, but things could be better

Oct 22, 2013
Jason Furman, chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, reacts to today's jobs report.
Posted In: jobs report, economic indicators

Better late than never: Government jobs report

Oct 22, 2013
A lackluster jobs report has many economists worried about a slowing economy, especially since the partial government shutdown.
Posted In: jobs report, government shutdown 2013, unemployment rate

Jobs report Tuesday: So late... so what?

Oct 22, 2013
The delayed October jobs report is out today, to be followed sooner than usual by the November report.
Posted In: jobs report, Labor Department

Unemployment dips to 7.2 percent; 148,000 jobs added

Oct 22, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 148,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent.
Posted In: Unemployment, bureau of labor statistics, jobs report

The Labor Department's jobs report that wasn't

Oct 4, 2013
The monthly ups and downs don’t matter as much as the trend, and we know the trend is mediocre job growth.
Posted In: jobs report, government shutdown 2013

No jobs report today because of the shutdown, but most forecasting 180,000 jobs added

Oct 4, 2013
Economists are predicting about 180,000 jobs were added last month, but no way to know if it's accurate due to the government shutdown.
Posted In: jobs numbers, jobs report, government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling

A look at the employment challenges facing Millennials

Oct 3, 2013
Jeremy Feador is a 27-year-old part-time worker in Cleveland, Ohio, and has been struggling to find full-time employment.
Posted In: jobs report, Millenials, youth, Unemployment, youth unemployment, Jobs

If October 2013 never happened, economically speaking...

Oct 2, 2013
There's a good chance the government won't release monthly jobs numbers this Friday -- so what happens to economists’ ability to assess any recovery?
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, Labor Department, jobs report

A government shutdown will affect jobs -- and jobs numbers

Sep 30, 2013
We might not be getting a jobs report this Friday.
Posted In: government shutdown, budget, Congress, jobs numbers, jobs report, Europe

Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers discusses latest jobs report

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Posted In: Economy, jobs numbers, jobs report, Unemployment, labor force