U.S. hiring

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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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