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June 30, 2022, 12:54 PM

Slightly fewer Americans apply for jobless claims last week

Slightly fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, reflecting a still robust job market despite increasing layoffs in some sectors of the economy that have cooled in recent months
June 30, 2022, 12:54 PM
Slightly fewer Americans apply for jobless claims last week
June 23, 2022, 1:04 PM

Fewer Americans file for jobless aid

Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the U.S. job market remains robust despite myriad economic pressures, including four-decade high inflation
June 23, 2022, 1:04 PM
Fewer Americans file for jobless aid
June 16, 2022, 1:14 PM

Fewer Americans apply for jobless aid last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the U.S. job market remains strong in the face of rising inflation and interest rates
June 16, 2022, 1:14 PM
Fewer Americans apply for jobless aid last week
1 month ago

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

More Americans applied for jobless aid last week but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment remains at a five-decade low
1 month ago
More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
1 month ago

US job growth slows slightly as economy adds 390,000 jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.6%.
1 month ago
US employers added 390K jobs in May
1 month ago

Fewer Americans apply for unemployment benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week and the number of Americans collecting unemployment remain at historically low levels
1 month ago
Fewer Americans apply for unemployment benefits last week
1 month ago

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week as the number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits remains near five-decade lows
1 month ago
Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
2 months ago

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

More Americans applied for jobless aid last week, but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits is at a 53-year low
2 months ago
More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
2 months ago

Slightly more Americans seek jobless aid last week

The number of Americans applying for jobless aid ticked up slightly last week but the total number of Americans collecting benefits remained at its lowest level in more than five decades
2 months ago
Slightly more Americans seek jobless aid last week
2 months ago

ABC News Live: Unemployment rate holds steady at 3.6%

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2 months ago
ABC News Live: Unemployment rate holds steady at 3.6%
2 months ago

US added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation

The figure extending a streak of solid hiring.
2 months ago
US added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation
2 months ago

More Americans apply for jobless aid last week

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week but the total number of people collecting jobless aid is at its lowest level in more than 50 years
2 months ago
More Americans apply for jobless aid last week
2 months ago

Employers post record 11.5 million job openings in March

Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed
2 months ago
2 months ago

Fewer Americans file for jobless claims last week

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits last week fell again last week and remain at historically low levels
2 months ago
Fewer Americans file for jobless claims last week
2 months ago

Fewest Americans collecting jobless aid since 1970

Applications for unemployment benefits inched down last week as the total number of Americans collecting aid fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years
2 months ago
Fewest Americans collecting jobless aid since 1970
3 months ago

US jobless claims rise but remain near a half-century low

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits ticked up last week but remained at a historically low level, reflecting a robust U.S. labor market with near record-high job openings and few layoffs
3 months ago
US jobless claims rise but remain near a half-century low
3 months ago

US jobless claims stay at historically low levels last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs remain at historically low levels
3 months ago
US jobless claims stay at historically low levels last week
3 months ago

President Joe Biden remarks on March jobs report

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3 months ago
President Joe Biden remarks on March jobs report
3 months ago

US unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%

President Joe Biden announced the U.S. would release 1 million barrels of oil per day from the strategic petroleum reserve over the next six months to curb rising gas prices.
3 months ago
US unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%
3 months ago

Biden on jobs report: ‘Americans are back to work’

The president commented on the 431,00 jobs that were created in March and touted successes of the American Rescue Plan.
3 months ago
Biden on jobs report: ‘Americans are back to work’
3 months ago

Biden says ‘historic recovery’ as 431K jobs added in March

ABC News contributor Alexis Christoforous discusses how critical the economic recovery is to President Joe Biden’s administration with the midterm elections this year.
3 months ago
Biden says ‘historic recovery’ as 431K jobs added in March
3 months ago

US added 431,000 jobs in March in sign of economic health

America’s employers extended a streak of robust hiring in March, adding 431,000 jobs in a sign of the economy’s resilience in the face of a still-destructive pandemic, Russia’s war against Ukraine and the highest inflation in 40 years
3 months ago
US added 431,000 jobs in March in sign of economic health
3 months ago

Biden on jobs report: 'Americans are back to work'

President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks on the March jobs report from the White House on Friday.
3 months ago
Biden on jobs report: 'Americans are back to work'
3 months ago

More Americans apply for jobless benefits; layoffs still low

The government reports March jobs data on Friday.
3 months ago
More Americans apply for jobless benefits; layoffs still low
3 months ago

American weekly jobless claims at lowest level since 1969

Unemployment benefit applications last week fell to its lowest in 52 years
3 months ago
Americans applying for jobless aid is lowest since 1969
4 months ago

More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but layoffs have settled to the low, pre-pandemic levels before 2020′s coronavirus recession
4 months ago
More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week
4 months ago

Higher-than-expected 678,000 jobs added in February

Employers added more jobs in February than any month since July while unemployment is at 3.8%.
4 months ago
Higher-than-expected 678,000 jobs added in February
4 months ago

Strong job growth points to COVID's fading grip on economy

In a buoyant sign for the U.S. economy, businesses stepped up their hiring last month
4 months ago
US added 678,000 jobs in February in sign of economic health
4 months ago

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week reflecting a low level of layoffs across the economy
4 months ago
Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
4 months ago

Fewest Americans collecting unemployment aid since 1970

The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell to a 52-year low.
4 months ago
Fewest Americans collecting unemployment aid since 1970
5 months ago

Weekly US jobless claims up, but remain historically low

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week, but remain near historically low levels, reflecting relatively few layoffs across the economy
5 months ago
Weekly US jobless claims up, but remain historically low
5 months ago

Jobless claims fall again for third straight week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits for the third straight week
5 months ago
Jobless claims fall again for third straight week
5 months ago

US added 467,000 new jobs in January

And Oxford economics jobs report shows that American workers are getting used to functioning in a pandemic.
5 months ago
US added 467,000 new jobs in January
5 months ago

White House reacts to strong January jobs report

Jared Bernstein of the Council of Economic Advisers breaks down a jobs report that found an uptick in hiring, even as the omicron variant raged across the country.
5 months ago
White House reacts to strong January jobs report
5 months ago

January job numbers jump higher than expected

There were 467,000 jobs added in January, a much higher number than expected despite the Omicron wave.
5 months ago
January job numbers jump higher than expected
5 months ago

Why January’s jobs numbers surprised the experts

The first jobs report of the year was highly anticipated -- and highly surprising. Yahoo! Finance correspondent Alexis Christoforous breaks down the gains in the labor market.
5 months ago
Why January’s jobs numbers surprised the experts
5 months ago

Biden touts better-than-expected January jobs report

Employers added 467,000 jobs last month.
5 months ago
Biden touts better-than-expected January jobs report
5 months ago

US unemployment rate increased slightly to 4% up from 3.9% in December

ABC News political director, Rick Klein, and economics correspondent Deirdre Bolton discuss the new jobs report and if the increase in jobs is expected as COVID cases decline.
5 months ago
US unemployment rate increased slightly to 4% up from 3.9% in December
5 months ago

US economy defies omicron and adds 467,000 jobs in January

In a surprising burst of hiring, America’s employers added 467,000 jobs in January in a sign of the economy’s resilience even in the face of a wave of omicron infections last month
5 months ago
US employers shrug off omicron, add 467,000 jobs in January
5 months ago

Biden touts stronger than expected jobs report: 'America is back to work'

President Joe Biden spoke on the strong January jobs report from the White House on Friday after officials had prepared for poor numbers.
5 months ago
Biden touts stronger than expected jobs report: 'America is back to work'
5 months ago

US weekly jobless claims fall for the first time in a month

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week following three straight increases economists blamed on the surge in cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19
5 months ago
US weekly jobless claims fall for the first time in a month
5 months ago

US economy grew 5.7% in 2021 in rebound from 2020 recession

The U.S. economy grew last year at the fastest pace since Ronald Reagan’s presidency, bouncing back with resilience from 2020′s brief but devastating coronavirus recession
5 months ago
US economy grew 5.7% in 2021 in rebound from 2020 recession
6 months ago

US jobless claims rise by 23,000 to 230,000

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since mid-November
6 months ago
US jobless claims rise by 23,000 to 230,000
6 months ago

What the hiring slowdown means for the U.S. economy

Breaking down today’s jobs numbers and what it means for the economy and inflation
6 months ago
What the hiring slowdown means for the U.S. economy
6 months ago

Employers add dismal 199,000 jobs in December, unemployment rate hits 3.9%

The latest hiring figures fell below expectations for December.
6 months ago
Employers add dismal 199,000 jobs in December, unemployment rate hits 3.9%
6 months ago

US jobless claims rise by 7,000, but still low at 207,000

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week but remained at historically low levels, suggesting that the job market remains strong
6 months ago
US jobless claims rise by 7,000, but still low at 207,000
7 months ago

US jobless claims at 52-year low amid seasonal volatility

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 52 years, more evidence that the U.S. job market is recovering from last year’s coronavirus recession
7 months ago
US unemployment claims drop to 184,000, lowest since 1969
7 months ago

US employers add 210,000 jobs in November: Jobs report

While jobs numbers fell short of expectations, the unemployment rate ticked down from 4.6% to 4.2%.
7 months ago
US employers add 210,000 jobs in November: Jobs report
7 months ago

US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs

America’s unemployment rate tumbled last month to its lowest point since the pandemic struck, even as employers appeared to slow their hiring — a mixed picture that pointed to a resilient economy that’s putting more people to work
7 months ago
US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November
7 months ago

President Joe Biden set to address nation about November jobs report

The U.S. economy added 210,000 jobs in November, falling short of economists' expectations.
7 months ago
President Joe Biden set to address nation about November jobs report