| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Private-sector job growth slowed in May to 179,000, the lowest level since January, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday.
The figure was below analyst expectations for 210,000 net new jobs. ADP also revised down its April estimate by 5,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Jobless claims rose modestly last week but remained low, indicating that the labor market is continuing to grow at a solid pace.
The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits increased to 317,000 in the week ended Saturday, up from...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:53 AM
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| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:54 AM
Companies accelerated their hiring this month as the private sector added 220,000 net new jobs in a sign the labor market's winter doldrums are over, according to a report Wednesday from Automatic Data Processing.
The payroll firm also revised its March...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Southern California fell harder in the recession than the rest of the country and took longer to recover, but now the region's job gains are outpacing the national employment upswing.
Each month since April 2012 except one, Los Angeles County has seen...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:52 AM
First-time unemployment claims surprisingly jumped last week to a two-month high of 344,000, a downbeat sign ahead of Friday's jobs report.
The number of people filing for initial jobless benefits was up from the previous week's revised figure of 330,...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The labor market heated up last month, producing a bumper crop of 288,000 new jobs — the most in more than two years — and easing fears that a winter slowdown in hiring foreshadowed another downturn in the uneven recovery....
| May 7, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Weak economic growth in the first three months of the year was mostly due to temporary factors such as the weather, and the recovery should pick up the rest of the year, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen told lawmakers Wednesday.
| May 8, 2014
| 8:36 AM
Initial jobless claims fell last week, a welcoming sign for the labor market after a few weeks where applications inched up.
The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 319,000 last week, a decrease of 26,000 from the week...
| May 14, 2014
Lawmakers in Springfield mulling whether to let the temporary income tax increase expire might consider the contemporary answer to the 10-year-old question, "What's the Matter With Kansas?"
In 2004, author Thomas Frank used it as the title of a book...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:20 AM
The fewest Americans in seven years filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market continued to improve.
Jobless claims dropped by 24,000 to 297,000 in the week ended May 10, less than any economist projected in a Bloomberg...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The Illinois unemployment rate fell to 7.9 percent last month, marking its lowest point since 2008 and the largest monthly decline since data was first collected in 1976.
The data was released Thursday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the...