| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The California construction industry lost thousands of jobs last month, according to new government data, bucking a trend that saw the industry outpace growth in other sectors amid a resurgent housing market.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:01 AM
After facing several years of stiff competition from recent college graduates and other displaced workers, teenagers are expected to find more summer job openings as retailers expand hiring, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc....
| May 23, 2013
| 6:13 AM
WASHINGTON -- Initial unemployment claims dropped back to a level indicating moderate job growth last week after a spike the previous week raised alarms about the labor market recovery.
The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:00 PM
California will report Friday how the labor market fared in May. Economists expect the California jobs report to show modest growth, but they will be watching a few key industries that will signal whether the recovery is still on track.
| May 30, 2013
| 7:02 AM
WASHINGTON -- First-time jobless claims unexpectedly rose to 354,000 last week, but the four-week average remained in the range of moderate labor market growth.
The number of people filing for initial unemployment benefits in the week ending Saturday...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Blackstone Group, the New York-based private equity group, announced Tuesday it would hire 50,000 military veterans over the next five years across its various businesses.
The company said it is partnering with the White House, which is leading an...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:16 AM
WASHINGTON -- First-time jobless claims dropped to 346,000 last week, a positive sign ahead of Friday's government unemployment report for May.
The Labor Department said Thursday the number of people filing for initial unemployment benefits in the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:54 AM
California's unemployment rate tumbled to 8.6% in May from 9% in April, falling to its lowest level since November 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
The state's employers added 10,800 net jobs to their payrolls last month. The...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:50 AM
WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped to a six-week high of 360,000 last week after declining to a post-recession low this month, the Labor Department said Thursday.
The number of people filing for the first-time for unemployment...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors.
Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- The government reported more positive signs for the economic recovery Thursday as initial jobless claims dropped last week and consumers' personal income and spending rose in May.
The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- Unemployment in the Eurozone reached a record high of 12.1% in May as the 17-nation region continued to struggle against its longest-ever recession, officials said Monday.
There were 19.2 million jobless people in the region, up by 1.3...