Jobless claims fell last week.
In the last shutdown, tens of thousands of federal workers filed for unemployment benefits.
The government of Iran is prone to belligerent defiance about the resilience of its economy in the face of U.S. sanctions, but Radio Farda noted on Wednesday that even the dubious data officially released by Tehran depicts a country in “deep recession” with staggering unemployment rates.
“I would love to see a big immigration bill where we really take care of the situation,” Trump said during an Oval Office bill signing ceremony to combat human trafficking. “We would like to see real immigration reform in this country because we need it, and it would be a beautiful thing.”
Hispanic December unemployment, at 4.4 percent, hit the lowest point since tracking the measure began in the United States.
Data released by the Labor Department on Friday reveal that 4.8 million more Americans have joined the work force since President Trump took office in January 2017.
Jobs boomed in the last month of 2019. Wages pushed higher. And the workforce expanded as more Americans sought employment in the season to be jolly.
Foreign workers saw nearly five times as much job growth as native-born American workers did last month, Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveals.
More Britons are in paid work and wages have grown at their highest rate in a decade, according to government figures.
Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. Senior Adviser Lara Trump praised U.S. economic numbers under the Trump administration released Friday.
November job creation.
Continuing claims, a measure of pain in the economy, also fell. Despite lots of talk about tariffs, there are no signs these are holding back the labor market.
Jobless claims came in much higher than expected.
Official figures show that average earnings in Britain are rising at their highest rate since the most acute phase of the global financial crisis a decade ago.
The Republican National Committee announced six ways President Donald Trump has defeated the Democrat mobs with jobs for the American people.
Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios, tried to claim that the economy is headed into a recession on the same day the October jobs report delivered spectacular news.
The labor market looks very strong right now and there are no signs tariffs are costing jobs.
Despite the unexpected rise, new claims for unemployment benefits remain near 49-year lows.
Friday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough reacted to the jobless rate falling to 3.7 percent, a number the country has not seen since 1969. CNBC’s Dominic Chu explained to Scarborough how the number fell despite coming in “below expectations.” Chu
Vice President Mike Pence had a message for former President Barack Obama at the Values Voter Summit Saturday: the American economy is booming because the Trump administration is rolling back Obama administration policies.
President Donald Trump hosted hundreds at the White House Monday for a Hispanic Heritage Month event highlighting several Hispanic business owners and the historic economic accomplishments for Hispanic-Americans under his administration.
U.S. trade officials hope to strengthen trade ties with the U.K. as the country moves into a post-Brexit position after recent meetings between officials from both nations.
Wage growth outpaced expectations in the United Kingdom in the year to July, the latest figures show, with pay having risen above inflation for four straight months in good news for British workers.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who would likely become Speaker of the House if Democrats win the midterm elections in November, trashed Friday’s jobs report — even though Blackrock called it “the greatest of all time.”
Former President Barack Obama appeared upset on Friday that President Donald Trump was getting credit for the booming economy.
Economists had expected 213,000 jobless claims, level with the prior week.
No signs of net job losses due to the trade dispute with China.
Despite fears that trade disputes and tariffs could weigh on the U.S. economy, there are no signs they are costing U.S. jobs.
Unemployment in the UK fell by 65,000 to 1.36 million in three months to June, reaching the lowest level since 1975, with a notable fall in migrant workers particularly from Eastern Europe.