U.S. hiring

February 01, 2019 - 8:56 am
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 304,000 jobs to their payrolls in January, the Labor Department reported Friday morning. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said most of the job gains were in leisure and hospitality (74,000), construction (52,000), health care (42,000), and transportation and...
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June 01, 2018 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and pushing the unemployment to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent. Still, the report suggests that the nearly 9-year old economic expansion — the second-longest on record — remains on track. Employers appear...
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May 18, 2017 - 9:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign Americans are benefiting from solid job security. THE NUMBERS: Applications for weekly unemployment aid fell 4,000 to 232,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That’s the lowest level in nearly three months. The...
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