The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits declined 7,000 from the previous week to 411,000, the Labor Department said.
The Labor Department said jobless claims in the U.S. rose 37,000 from the week before to 412,000, an increase for the first time since April.
The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits fell for the sixth straight week as the U.S. economy reopens rapidly from pandemic woes.
Chipotle announced it would be raising menu prices by as much as 4% to offset the cost of the employee pay raises announced last month.
At TJ’s Seafood in Dallas, the lunchtime crowd is coming back. And with it, some additional staff. Owner Jon Alexis is encouraged by the latest jobs report.
U.S. employers in May added 559,000 jobs, which was better than April but still a sign that many companies are struggling to find enough workers.
Unemployment benefit applications in the U.S. have dropped to 385,000, down 20,000 from the week before.
Biden reiterated his determination to invest in the trillion American Jobs Plan and trillion American Families Plan.
A McDonald’s restaurant in Illinois is offering iPhones to try to attract new workers.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 444,000, a new pandemic low and a sign that the job market keeps strengthening as consumers spend freely again, viral infections drop and business restrictions ease.
Amazon is seeking to hire 75,000 people in a tight job market and is offering bonuses to attract workers, including $100 for new hires who are already vaccinated for COVID-19.
President Biden on Monday announced steps to make it easier for employers to hire new workers and touted the country’s economic recovery plan following a disappointing April jobs report.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work.
U.S. employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 13,000 last week to 553,000, the lowest level since the pandemic hit last March and another sign the economy is recovering from the coronavirus recession.
The U.S. economy grew at a brisk 6.4% annual rate last quarter — a show of strength fueled by government aid and declining viral cases that could drive further gains as the nation rebounds with unusual speed from the pandemic recession.
A McDonald's location is so desperate for workers that it has offered people $50 just to show up for a job interview.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 576,000, a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from the pandemic recession.
A suburban mom who was really struggling with her new food truck business found an ally that has helped turned things around. It’s a heartwarming story that started with a craving for Jamaican food.