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July Jobs Report: 1.8 Million Jobs Added, Unemployment At 10.2%

The U.S. economy added 1.8 million jobs in July, while unemployment fell to 10.2%, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 1.8 million in July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, and the number of unemployed persons fell by 1.4 million to 16.3 million. “In July, notable job gains occurred in ...

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Businesses Drastically Reduced New Hires In July According To Private Payroll Processor

Private sector job creation for displaced workers slowed in July, with private payroll increases not meeting the growth expected by economists, CNBC reported. Economists who were surveyed by Dow Jones expected private-sector employment to increase by 1 million, yet reported an increase of 167,000, CNBC reported. The report was issued by Dow Jones economists and Moody’s Analytics. The total private-sector ...

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Unemployment Claims Rise For The First Time Since April To 1.4 Million

The Department of Labor reported Thursday that over 1.4 million Americans filed additional claims for unemployment last week, marking the first weekly increase in claims since April. The number of Americans filing for unemployment had been declining each week before mid July, but the Thursday report marks the 18th week in a row that unemployment claims have been above one ...

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Trump Effect: 4.8 Million Jobs Added in June, Unemployment At 11.1%

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The U.S. economy gained 4.8 million jobs in June, while the unemployment declined to 11.1% , according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 4.8 million in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, and the number of unemployed persons fell by 3.2 million to 17.8 million. These numbers mark the second ...

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ADP: Private Sector Employment Increased by 2,369,000 Jobs in June

Private sector employment increased by 2,369,000 jobs from May to June according to the June ADP National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute® in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics.  The report, which is derived from ADP’s actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment ...

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May Jobs Report: 2.5 Million Jobs Gained, Unemployment Falls To 13.5%

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The U.S. economy gained 2.5 million jobs in May, while the unemployment declined to 13.5%, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 2.5 million in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, and the number of unemployed persons fell by 2.1 million to 21.0 million. May’s unemployment rate declined by 1.4 ...

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Trump Effect: Despite Coronavirus Fear-mongering, 273,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 3.5%

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The U.S. economy added 273,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate was almost unchanged at 3.5%, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. There were 273,000 jobs added in February, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report — about 48,000 more jobs than were added in January. February’s unemployment rate dipped slightly to 3.5% from January’s 3.6%, ...

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Here’s A Look At One Ohio Town Where The Manufacturing Jobs Are Coming Back

Thirty miles west of Cleveland along the Lake Erie shoreline sits a town named Lorain, Ohio. Famous for being the birthplace of Toni Morrison, Lorain was once a bustling steel town that drew people from all over the country for manufacturing work. Even the high school football team was named “The Steelmen.” But today, like many Rust Belt towns, Lorain ...

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Trump Effect: 266,000 New Jobs Added in November – blowing out expectations

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The U.S. economy added a robust 266,000 jobs in November blowing out analysts’ expectations of 187,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Gains were largest in manufacturing (54,000), leisure and hospitality (45,000), health care (45,000), professional and technical services (31,000), and transportation and warehousing (16,000). Clothing and accessory retailers saw the largest losses as more than 18,000 jobs were ...

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October Jobs Report: 128,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 3.6%

The U.S. economy added 128,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate rose to 3.6, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. 128,000 jobs were added in October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, about 8,000 fewer jobs than were added in September and much higher than analysts’ predictions. Economists predicted the General Motors strike would heavily ...

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Trump Effect: Black Unemployment Hits Record Low, Spurred By Uptick In Employment For Black Women

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The unemployment rate for black workers fell from 6.0% in July to 5.5 % in August, data from the Department of Labor reveals.  These numbers surpass the record low set in May 2018 of 5.9% for black unemployment and are partially due to improved jobs numbers for black women. While July numbers revealed unemployment for black women to be at 5.2%, ...

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June Jobs Report: 224,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 3.7 Percent

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The U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate slightly increased to 3.7  percent, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Economists predicted 165,000 jobs would be added and that the unemployment rate would remain at about 3.6%, according to The Wall Street Journal. 224,000 jobs were added in June, according to the Bureau of Labor ...

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May Jobs Report: 75,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment Remains at 3.6 Percent

The U.S. economy added 75,000 jobs in May while the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Economists predicted 180,000 jobs would be added and that wage growth would rise to about 3.2%, according to The Wall Street Journal. Jobs numbers for April were revised down from 263,000 to 75,000, according to the ...

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Trumponomics: 263,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 3.6 Percent in April

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The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April while the unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent, making March the 103rd straight month of job growth, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Economists predicted 190,000 jobs would be added and the unemployment rate would hold at 3.8 percent, according to The Wall Street Journal. Jobs numbers for March were ...

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