Posts Tagged ‘unemployment rate’

U.S. adds just 96,000 jobs in August as more people give up job hunting

The U.S. non-farm sector added 96,000 new jobs in August, widely missing estimates although the unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent compared to July’s 8.3%, according to a Labor Department report released on Friday. The two-tenths of a percent decline in the unemployment rate, however, was a result of more people leaving the labor force. […]

June payrolls miss estimates, holding unemployment above 8%

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – U.S. employers hired less workers than what was estimated in June, signalling sluggish progress towards reducing unemployment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its report Thursday showing that the economy just added 80,000 jobs, which means the unemployment rate remains unchanged […]

Greek unemployment nearly double that of eurozone

Greece saw its unemployment rate climbed to a historic high of 21.9 percent in March, up from 21.4 percent in February. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Jobless Rate Rose in 28 States in June

The unemployment rate increased in 28 states in June, reflecting the rise in the national rate to 9.2% from 9.1% over the month, the Labor Department said. View full post on Business Stories