The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report doesn't count jobs down on the farm. We explain why.
The report, while an improvement on February, is no cause for elation.
Hiring rebounded in March as U.S. employers added a solid 196,000 jobs, up sharply from February's scant gain.
Strikingly low job growth weighs strongly on the side of the Fed not raising rates in the coming months.
The January jobs report was the fourth report where average hourly earnings topped 3 percent compared to a year earlier. But do four months of solid gains make a difference to wages across the board?
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its January jobs report on Friday.
Javier Cobo knows that people don't always re-enter the workforce by choice.
Two numbers in the Labor Department’s jobs report Friday seem to indicate the job market might be slowing down a bit, or at least hitting the pause button. First, what it calls the U-6 unemployment rate: It measures total unemployment, including…
Unemployment is lower than at any time in nearly half a century. Lots of jobs have been added this quarter. But today’s job report indicates that now more people are being laid off and filing for unemployment. As the labor…
The hours — and the fatigue — add up.