Articles About department of labor
July 25, 2014
Last week, the number of Americans filing initial applications for unemployment benefits declined by 19,000 to 284,000, the fewest since February 2006.
July 10, 2014
Jobless claims -- which serve as a proxy for layoffs -- are once again trending near a seven-year low.
July 02, 2014
In June, private sector employment experienced its best growth since November 2012.
June 26, 2014
Continuing a well-established trend, fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week.
June 12, 2014
With the release of the Department of Labor’s May Employment Situation Report, another month of labor market progress was put on display.
June 06, 2014
Predictions were off. May hiring did not slow as much as forecast and the unemployment rate did not budge from April’s 6.3 percent.
June 05, 2014
Economists expect that job creation slowed last month, and with that loss of momentum, the unemployment rate will also likely tick upward.