U.S. Added 315,000 Jobs in August

U.S. Added 315,000 Jobs in August

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. employers added jobs in August at a slower but still solid pace in a tight labor market. The jobless rate rose to 3.7%.

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Jobless Claims Declined Last Week

Jobless Claims Declined Last Week

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims decreased to a seasonally adjusted 232,000 last week from a revised 237,000 the previous week, suggesting layoffs are holding at a low level in a tight job market.

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The red-hot labor market has helped boost unions

The red-hot labor market has helped boost unions

This post was originally published on this siteTwo federal reports this week could indicate which way employment trends are heading

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Laid-Off Workers Are Quickly Finding Jobs

Laid-Off Workers Are Quickly Finding Jobs

This post was originally published on this sitePeople losing their jobs are rapidly landing interviews, multiple offers and higher pay, a dynamic of the tight labor market that is holding down unemployment totals.

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Ford Confirms Layoffs, Says It Is Cutting About 3,000 Jobs

Ford Confirms Layoffs, Says It Is Cutting About 3,000 Jobs

This post was originally published on this siteThe job cuts come as Ford slashes costs and makes a longer-range transition to electric vehicles.

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Filings for Jobless Claims Hold Nearly Steady

Filings for Jobless Claims Hold Nearly Steady

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims inched down to a seasonally adjusted 250,000 last week, a sign the labor market is holding up.

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Economy adds whopping 528K jobs for July, shatters expectations

Economy adds whopping 528K jobs for July, shatters expectations

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. added 528,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5 in July, according to data released Friday by the Labor Department. Economists expected the U.S. to have added roughly 250,000 jobs in July and keep the jobless rate at 3.6 percent,...

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Walmart corporate layoffs add to signs of slowing job market

Walmart corporate layoffs add to signs of slowing job market

This post was originally published on this siteWalmart, a bellwether for the U.S. labor market, is laying off about 200 corporate employees, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Job openings eased in June, reflecting early signs of slowdown

Job openings eased in June, reflecting early signs of slowdown

This post was originally published on this siteAmericans still quit their jobs in June at the same elevated rate as the last few months.

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The job market is beginning to show cracks

The job market is beginning to show cracks

This post was originally published on this siteJob growth is slowing, vacancies are down and unemployment claims are ticking up.

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