US unemployment and employment data

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US adds 517,000 jobs in January in huge gain for labor market
Total is far higher than what economists expected even as Federal Reserve continues to raise interest rates to bring down inflation

Lauren Aratani

03, Feb, 2023 @1:45 PM

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US adds 223,000 jobs in December, ending 2022 on high note
Continued strength of jobs market comes as Fed struggles to cool hiring and bring down inflation by raising interest rates

Dominic Rushe in New York

06, Jan, 2023 @1:46 PM

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US adds 263,000 jobs in November as unemployment rate stays at 3.7%
Jobs market remains strong even as Fed imposes biggest series of rate rises in decades in effort to tame inflation

Dominic Rushe in New York

02, Dec, 2022 @1:37 PM

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Twitter layoffs: anger and confusion as multiple teams reportedly decimated - as it happened
Thousands have lost their jobs, including the human rights team, according to reports from the media and former employees

Sam Levin (now), Richard Luscombe and Graeme Wearden (earlier)

05, Nov, 2022 @12:13 AM

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US adds 261,000 jobs in October as unemployment rate rises slightly
Final jobs report before midterms shows jobless rate at 3.7%, a day after Federal Reserve announced further interest rate hike

Dominic Rushe in New York

04, Nov, 2022 @12:33 PM

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US employers added 263,000 new jobs in September as ‘cracks’ appear in labor market
Jobs market growth has remained robust despite rising interest rates and fears of a recession, but how long it can maintain trajectory is unknown

Dominic Rushe

07, Oct, 2022 @12:37 PM

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US added 315,000 jobs in August as strong market defies signs of worsening economy
Numbers come as Jerome Powell says Federal Reserve intends to continue interest rate hikes to try to tamp down inflation

Dominic Rushe in New York

02, Sep, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Long Covid keeping 2-4 million Americans out of workforce, report says
About 16 million working-age Americans have long-term Covid, according to a Brookings Institution report

Lauren Aratani

25, Aug, 2022 @4:23 PM

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US adds 528,000 jobs in July as market returns to pre-pandemic levels
Unemployment rate dipped to 3.5% in July, equal to its rate in February 2020 before the Covid-19 pandemic hit the US

Dominic Rushe

05, Aug, 2022 @12:58 PM

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US adds 372,000 jobs in June as growth exceeds expectations
US unemployment rate held steady at 3.6%, labor department said, as jobs report indicated resilience

Edward Helmore

08, Jul, 2022 @2:36 PM

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Growth in US jobs continued in May, continuing a 17-month streak of gains
Unemployment rate holds at 3.6% for third month but rate for Black Americans is nearly twice that of white people

Dominic Rushe in New York

03, Jun, 2022 @1:51 PM

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US employers kept up strong hiring pace in April as jobless rate held steady
Employers added 428,000 jobs with unemployment rate at 3.6%, close to its pre-pandemic low

Dominic Rushe

06, May, 2022 @1:15 PM

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