May 22, 2015
Consumer prices ticked up just a 10th of a percent last month, the Labor Department reports.
Apr 3, 2015
Falling oil prices slashed thousands of jobs in oil and gas extraction, including some on the Bakken oilfield in North Dakota.
Sep 9, 2014
What this report tells us outside the numbers.
Apr 29, 2014
Opportunities lie ahead for people suffering the effects of the Great Recession.
Mar 7, 2014
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February.
Nov 8, 2013
204,000 jobs were added, while the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3 percent in the Labor Department's employment report for October.
Oct 22, 2013
The delayed October jobs report is out today, to be followed sooner than usual by the November report.
Oct 17, 2013
We lost two weeks of government data -- data that let economists know what to study and data that helps farmers know what to plant.
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?
Aug 30, 2013
Labor Secretary Tom Perez explains how he hopes to push unemployment down and economic growth up.