Jobs Report

McDonalds now hiring sign
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
February 01, 2019 - 8:47 am
U.S. employers shrugged off last month's partial government shutdown and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year.
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(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 8:44 am
U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government.
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(AP Photo/Annie Rice)
December 07, 2018 - 8:44 am
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in November, adding just 155,000 jobs. That's below this year's average monthly gains but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace despite sharp gyrations in the stock market.
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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
November 02, 2018 - 8:45 am
The Labor Department's monthly jobs report, the last major economic data before Tuesday's congressional elections, also showed that the unemployment rate remained at a five-decade low of 3.7 percent.
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Employment
Dreamstime
October 05, 2018 - 8:39 am
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, the lowest level since December 1969, as the longest streak of hiring on record has put millions of Americans back to work since the Great Recession.
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Employment
Dreamstime
May 07, 2018 - 2:39 pm
There is much to learn and like in the jobs report for April – including plunging unemployment in New York.
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