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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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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Diverging Jobs Data Raise Questions About Labor Market Health

Diverging Jobs Data Raise Questions About Labor Market Health

This post was originally published on this sitePayroll growth is strong but household data and other indicators are weakening, a divergence that raises questions about the labor market’s overall strength as more signs point to a slowing economy.

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Live updates: June jobs report looms amid rising inflation and recession fears

Live updates: June jobs report looms amid rising inflation and recession fears

This post was originally published on this siteThe Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its jobs report data for the month of June at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. Follow along for live coverage.

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U.S. Jobless Claims Remained Low Last Week

U.S. Jobless Claims Remained Low Last Week

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims decreased to 229,000 last week as employers continued to avoid layoffs in a still-tight labor market.

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