The strike began on Aug. 10 and impacted factories in Chicago, Portland, Ore., Aurora, Colo., Richmond, Va., Chicago, Ill. and Norcross, Ga.
President Biden says America's economy is at an inflection point during a speech Thursday afternoon.
U.S. consumer prices rose a lower-than-expected 0.3% last month, a hopeful sign that a recent jump in inflation may be cooling.
The U.S. Postal Service is hiring more than 40,000 seasonal workers in preparation for the 2021 holiday season.
UPS is planning to hire 100,000 seasonal workers ahead of an anticipated crush of holiday orders to begin as early as October.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' employment forecast predicts strong growth in Texas with all the jobs lost during the pandemic back by the spring of next year.
U.S. unemployment claims fell last week to 310,000, a pandemic low and a sign that rising COVID-19 cases have yet to lead to widespread layoffs.
America’s employers added just 235,000 jobs in August, a modest gain after two months of robust hiring at a time when the delta variant’s spread has discouraged some people from flying, shopping and eating out.
U.S. unemployment claims rose for the first time in five weeks even though the economy and job market have been recovering from the pandemic.
House Democratic leaders have compromised with moderates and muscled President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar budget blueprint over a key hurdle.
The U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that unemployment claims fell last week for a fourth straight time to a pandemic low of 348,000.
Hiring surged in July as U.S. employers added 943,000 jobs. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.4% from 5.9% in June.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 385,000. The applications have mostly fallen steadily since early January.
The number of jobless claims increased last week to 419,000, the most in two months, from a pandemic low of 368,000 during the previous week.
Fears of the spreading delta variant of the coronavirus prompted a slide in stocks on Monday. Airlines, hotels, cruise ships, and other tourism-based companies had some of the biggest stock losses.
The United States set another pandemic low in this week's jobs report, showing only 360,000 first-time filers for unemployment.
U.S. employers added 850,000 jobs in June 2021, well above the average of the previous three months, the Labor Department said.
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.