The unemployment rate for Hispanic workers reached a record low for the month of June according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Friday. In June, the unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino workers fell to 4.6 percent for the month. This comes in just lower than the previous record of
by Robert Donachie House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi doesn’t think Friday’s stellar jobs report is a good thing because it happened under Republican control of the White House and Congress. “May’s jobs report shows that strong employment numbers mean little to the families hit with soaring new costs under the Republicans’ watch,” Pelosi
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in May, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent, the lowest rate since 1969, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in several industries, including retail trade, health care, and construction. The May jobs numbers were so good that
The US labor market continues to tighten, although job growth in April was 164,000, a little below expectations. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent in April, one of the lowest rates in recent history. The broader measure of labor underutilization U-6 declined to 7.8 percent, the lowest rate since 2001. The tightening labor
The Associated Press by John Carney4 May 20180 4 May, 20184 May, 2018 The U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs in April and unemployment ticked down to 3.9 percent, the lowest since before the bursting of the tech bubble at the end of the last century. Economists had forecast nonfarm payrolls to grow by 192,000 and
Drew Angerer/Getty Images by John Carney9 Mar 20180 9 Mar, 20189 Mar, 2018 The U.S. labor market got even hotter in February. The American economy added 313,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent. Economists had expected 200,000 additions to nonfarm payrolls, with the unemployment rate falling to 4.0 percent.
by John Carney1 Mar 20180 1 Mar, 20181 Mar, 2018 New claims for unemployment benefits fell to their lowest level since 1969 last week. Economists had been expecting 226,000 new jobless claims, a rise over the previous week. Instead, claims unexpectedly fell by 10,000 to 210,000 in the week ending on February 24. The more