The number of Americans filing for their first week of unemployment benefits suddenly jumped last week to the highest level in more than two years.
After reaching a deal on the final version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, President Donald Trump tweeted that it "will be the best and most important trade deal ever made by the USA" -- and called its predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement, "our C
If you're looking for a store employee to help you out while shopping this holiday season, you're not alone. Retailers themselves are having a lot of trouble finding the help they need.
The US labor market appears to be back on track.
OPEC and its allies have reportedly agreed to deepen its production cuts by 500,000 barrels per day in an attempt to support crude oil prices in the face of booming U.S. output.
October wasn't a great month for American jobs. But a large General Motors strike has ended, and the US labor market is expected to have found its footing again.
Tired of the absurdly high rent you have to pay to live in the Bay Area? Well, you might be in luck.
U.S. households are now sitting on a record $14 trillion in mortgages, credit cards, student loans and other forms of debt.
The American job market remains tight, and banks are scrambling to find people who want to work at their branches. That's why Bank of America is raising its minimum wage to $20 an hour in 2020 — a year earlier than expected.
Anyone with jitters about the US economy got an unexpected surprise on Friday.
America's still-strong labor market probably took a hit in October. Although the slowing economy and the trade war might have hurt job creation, Friday's jobs report will be all about General Motors.
Lyft announced a new initiative that will give riders free or discounted rides to job interviews and during the first three weeks of employment.
JPMorgan wants to give people with criminal records a second chance at a good job.
The job market is still going strong, and that's good news for job seekers.
The Dow and the broader stock market rallied Friday, ending what has been a volatile week.
Director of White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro said Friday that he won't "confirm or deny" whether he "personally" raised investigating Joe Biden or his son during contacts with Chinese officials.
On Friday, at the end of a week that has brought several worrisome signs about the American and global economies, the US government will release its always closely watched report on jobs.
America's manufacturing industry is in contraction. Business spending is soft. And now the biggest chunk of the economy, the US service sector, is growing at its weakest pace in three years.
The retail apocalypse over the past several years has devastated America's department stores, chains and mom-and-pops. Stores are closing at record levels. The number of people working in retail is on the decline.
On the same street corner in Seoul where 10,000 South Korean women rallied last October to demand an end to spy cameras and sexual violence, the leader of a new activist group addressed a small group of angry young men.
The labor market is going strong, and job candidates have plenty of opportunities to choose from. So much so that some are bailing on their new employers before they even start.
Black Friday is more than two months away. But in a tight labor market, America's retailers and delivery giants are starting to look for seasonal help to handle the holiday shopping rush.
Wall Street clawed back earlier losses and traded slightly higher Friday, on the heels of the government jobs report that showed hiring slowed in August.
Black unemployment fell to a record low in August, helped by a jump in the number of black women on the job.