Some states and several cities and counties are raising their minimum wages this week
Layoffs were concentrated in technology, retail, manufacturing and auto production, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said.
Here are some of the millions of informal workers who hold the key to India's jobs market.
The unemployment rate for teenagers in March was 12.8% compared to the national figure of 3.8%.
There are about 4.5 million young adults in their late teens and early 20s who are neither in school nor working.
In February, U.S.-based employers announced the highest number of monthly job cuts in more than three and a half years. Online shopping made a dent in terms of retail jobs.
Small business owners, who have struggled to find the workers they need, are frustrated.
The latest jobs numbers suggest that more people are looking for work, with the labor force participation rate ticking up a bit in December. So who’s looking for work, and what’s driving them back into the job market? To find…
Employers added 312,000 jobs in December, according to the Labor Department. That’s far more jobs than expected. And yet, the unemployment rate rose from 3.7 to 3.9 percent. More jobs, higher unemployment. How’s that work? It has something to do…
November retail sales were strong for electronics, furniture, personal and health care items, and ecommerce, boding well for the season.