Private employers added 119,000 jobs in April, well below economists' expectations in the latest piece of data to suggest the economy is encountering a soft patch.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, offering reassurance that the bottom isn't falling out of the labor market.
As Congress weighs new immigration legislation, India's outsourcing companies' long-held fears of a backlash are being realized in its crucial U.S. market.
A senior Transportation Security Administration official says so far, so good for airport travelers wary of the effects of automatic spending cuts that took effect March 1.
Factory activity in the Mid-Atlantic region cooled in April and more Americans filed new claims for unemployment benefits last week, furthering signs of economic slowing.
A strengthening housing recovery and robust auto sales contributed to moderate growth across the U.S. in late February and March, according to a Federal Reserve survey.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week.
As desperate as unemployed Americans are to find work, there are still some jobs that many would never consider applying for because they are seen as unappealing.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to its highest level in four months, suggesting the labor market recovery lost some steam in March.
U.S. service companies expanded in March at a slower pace, dragged down by less growth in new orders and weaker hiring, a new survey shows.
U.S. private employers added 158,000 jobs in March, falling short of analyst expectations, a report by ADP showed Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve said it plans to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as unemployment exceeds 6.5 percent -- a level expected into 2015.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday is expected to maintain its resolve to keep borrowing costs at record lows despite growing signs that the economy is strengthening.
Years of newsroom cutbacks have had a demonstrable impact on the quality of digital, newspaper and television news and in how consumers view that work, a new study finds.
Is this how we save the federal budget? Sequestration cuts are starting to hit home ... and legislators are starting to complain.
Even as it faces budget cuts and forced employee furloughs, the Pentagon spends nearly a $1 billion a year on jobless benefits for veterans who left the military voluntarily.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, the latest indication the labor market recovery was gaining traction.
Working out what to do with temporary residents illustrates the breadth of the challenge in reshaping U.S. immigration law, which hasn't been overhauled since 1986.
U.S. CEOs' confidence in the economy rebounded in the first quarter, but they remained leery of taking on new workers at home, citing inaction in Washington.
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In President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, he mentioned the word "jobs" 46 times, more often than he did in any of his prior presidential addresses, signifying...
Jobless Americans are paying millions in unnecessary fees to collect unemployment benefits because of state policies encouraging them to get the money through fee-heavy...
When the Federal Reserve meets this week, it's likely to affirm a message it intends to help lift the economy: that consumers and businesses will be able to borrow cheaply...