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Applications for Jobless Benefits Fell in Latest Week

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Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, reinforcing the picture of a healthy job market.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
December 8, 2016
Business

US Job Openings Remain Elevated in October, Near Record Level

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Job openings in the United States remained elevated in October, and employers’ job listings were revised up for the previous month, indicating robust demand for workers, a Labor Department report showed Dec. 7.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
December 7, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Increase to Highest Level Since June

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The most Americans since June filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labor market.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
December 1, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Decline to Lowest Level in Four Decades

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The fewest Americans since 1973 filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the U.S. labor market is getting tighter.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
November 17, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims in US Declined Ahead of Presidential Election

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
November 10, 2016
Business

Job Openings Rose in September From Lowest Level This Year

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Job openings in the rose in September from the lowest level of the year and hiring slowed, figures from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed Nov. 8.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
November 8, 2016
Business

Trucking Adds 3,000 Jobs in October, Department of Labor Reports

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For-hire trucking gained 3,000 jobs in October, while overall payrolls increased by 161,000, the Labor Department reported Nov. 4.

November 4, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Rise to Highest Level in Almost Three Months

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to the highest level in almost three months, extending increases from a four-decade low.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
November 3, 2016
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Companies in US Add Fewest Workers in Five Months, ADP Says

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Companies added 147,000 workers in October, the fewest in five months and marking a more limited pace of job creation, data from the ADP Research Institute showed Oct. 2.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
November 2, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Decline for First Time in Three Weeks

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Filings for U.S. jobless benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, staying near a four-decade low as employers remain unwilling to part with workers.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
October 27, 2016

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