Bureau of Labor Statistics
Job Openings Drop in November but Remain Strong
The gap between openings and unemployed workers could keep pressure on the Fed to raise rates despite a global economic slowdown.
December Jobs Report Assuages Investors
But the unemployment rate rose to 3.9% as more U.S. workers joined the labor force.
For Manufacturers, Skills Gap Keeps Widening
Modern technologies, the hot economy, and negative perceptions of the manufacturing industry deepen a skills gap that jeopardizes manufacturers' business.
Sudden Hike in Wages Is Biggest in a Decade
With unemployment at its lowest rate in five decades, attracting and retaining workers becomes a top operational priority.
U.S. Companies Add 219,000 Jobs in July: ADP
“The job market is booming, impacted by the deficit-financed tax cuts and increases in government spending.”
Cost-of-Employment Increases Wane
Employment costs rose 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2016, below the level of increases in the prior three quarters.
Teens Find Summer Jobs After All
Despite a tepid start in May, summer hiring of 16- to 19-year olds is outpacing 2015.
U.S. Consumer Prices Inched Upward in March
Inflation pressures remained modest, despite a 2.2%, 12-month increase in core prices.
Small Businesses Stopped Hiring Last Month: NFIB
Nearly one third of respondents said that they could not fill positions because they could not find qualified applicants, says the NFIB.
Oil Firms Take an Ax to Their Headcounts
April layoff numbers were the highest since May 2012, reports Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Jobs and Productivity Numbers Disappoint
Private-sector businesses added fewer jobs in April than analysts expected, and nonfarm productivity fell for the second quarter in a row.