The good news? The economy added 1.4 million jobs in August. The bad news? The economy only added 1.4 million jobs in August.

Sep 4, 2020
The economy's clawing its way back from historic job losses in the spring, but it's only halfway back to pre-pandemic levels.
A barista making coffee at an Oklahoma cafe. While 1.4 million new jobs were added in August, employment gains are slowing.
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Jobs report to top the agenda after the July 4 holiday

Jul 4, 2019
The big question: Is the trade war affecting hiring?
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Was February's lackluster job growth a blip or a trend?

Apr 4, 2019
With the March jobs figure coming out Friday, what will economists be looking for?
Job seekers arrive at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for The Opportunity Hiring Fair in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2017.
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Weekly Wrap: Wages and the economic threat of Russian hacking

Jan 6, 2017
Marketplace host Lizzie O'Leary talks with Nela Richardson of Redfin and Leigh Gallagher of Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.

Weekly Wrap: Assessing the jobs report

Mar 4, 2016
Catherine Rampell and Leigh Gallagher join Kai to recap the week that was.

The Force is strong in the job market

Jan 8, 2016
Did the Force awaken jobs in the entertainment industry?

In their prime, out of the labor force

Dec 7, 2015
More than 1 million prime-age workers are not actively looking for work.

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