U.S. employers added a modest 103,000 jobs in March after several months of bigger gains, though the government's overall jobs report suggests that the labor market remains healthy.
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April 6, 2018 Comments Off on US added 103K jobs in March; unemployment rate stays 4.1 pct.
June 4, 2015 Comments Off on U.S. unemployment aid applications dropped last week
WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign that job cuts remain low as employers are confident enough in the business outlook to hold onto their staffs. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment aid dropped 8,000 ...Read More »
December 26, 2013 Comments Off on Weekly U.S. jobless claims drop 42K to 338K
November 27, 2013 Comments Off on U.S. jobless claims drop to 316,000, as layoffs slow
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 316,000, a sign that workers are in less danger of being laid off. The less volatile four-week average fell 7,500 to 331,750, the ...Read More »
November 21, 2013 Comments Off on U.S. unemployment benefit applications drop to 323K
August 1, 2012 Comments Off on Fed says economy has slowed, takes no new steps
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to boost growth if hiring remains weak. The Fed took no new action after a two-day policy meeting. ...
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November 29, 2011 Comments Off on U.S. Labor Department accuses Cargill of discrimination in hiring
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Labor officials have moved to cut off federal contracts held by one of the nation’s largest meatpackers, saying it discriminated against women and non-Asians. The U.S. Labor Department claims Cargill Meat Solutions discriminated against more than ...Read More »