US unemployment and employment statistics

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ECB keeps interest rates on hold, warns of ‘transitory’ higher inflation - as it happened
Oil prices have fallen to their lowest level in two weeks, as carmakers warn over global semiconductor shortages, and Shell vows to halve its emissions by 2030

Joanna Partridge

28, Oct, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Vaccine hesitant New Yorkers consider leaving the city as mandates take effect
For some in the Bronx, the borough hit hardest by the coronavirus, mistrust may win out over jobs and even home

Bahar Ostadan

13, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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America celebrates Labor Day – but are US workers winning?
As McDonald’s and others increase wages, some economists say the balance is shifting in favor of workers – but will it last?

Steven Greenhouse

06, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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US economy added 943,000 new jobs in July, as unemployment rate falls – business live
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets including July’s US jobs report

Jasper Jolly and Graeme Wearden (now)

06, Aug, 2021 @1:53 PM

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US jobless claims hit pandemic low; UK services growth at 24-year high – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

03, Jun, 2021 @4:43 PM

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FTSE 100 shares fall sharply amid US inflation fears
US tech sell-off and report of rising prices for goods leaving China’s factories spook stock markets

Larry Elliott Economics editor

11, May, 2021 @5:18 PM

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US economy picks up just 266,000 April jobs as hiring slows sharply
Numbers far short of the 1m jobs Wall Street had anticipated and suggests US businesses struggling to find enough workers

Richard Partington and Graeme Wearden

07, May, 2021 @3:31 PM

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Hiring is rebounding in the US – but the ‘shecession’ persists
In March, 495,000 women entered the labor force, but the figures betray the harsher economic situation for Black women and many have dropped out altogether

Amanda Holpuch in New York

24, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘I don’t have money for food’: millions of unemployed in US left without benefits
Delays, backlogs of claims and errors have left workers without any unemployment benefits while out of work due to Covid

Michael Sainato

02, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Janet Yellen says US must 'act big' to revive flagging economy
Incoming Treasury secretary’s speech boosts markets with call on Republicans to back Joe Biden’s $1.9tn stimulus plan

Larry Elliott Economics editor

19, Jan, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Trump saw the economy was his ticket to a second term – then Covid struck
Joe Biden inherits dual crises but few people a year ago would have put much money on him becoming president

Larry Elliott

15, Jan, 2021 @2:06 PM

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'I'm sleeping in my car': US states fail to provide unemployment help amid pandemic
Nearly every state has failed to meet federal standards in getting benefits to 87% of recipients within three weeks amid Covid crisis

Michael Sainato in Daytona Beach, Florida

07, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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