jobs

Government, Business

Jobs Recovery Slows as Virus Rages, Boosting Aid Chances

A warehouse worker wears a protective mask. (Olivia Obineme/Bloomberg News) A warehouse worker wears a protective mask. (Olivia Obineme/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. labor market rebound slowed markedly in November, indicating the surge in COVID-19 cases is hitting workers and curbing the broader economic recovery as the unemployment rate edged down to 6.7%

Reade Pickert | Bloomberg News
December 4, 2020
Government, Business

US Companies Add Fewer Jobs Than Forecast, ADP Report Shows

Woman cleaning table A server cleans a table in an outdoor area at a restaurant in Clemson, S.C. (Micah Green/Bloomberg)

U.S. companies added fewer jobs in October than forecast, a private report showed, indicating the absence of additional fiscal stimulus is prompting some firms to adjust payrolls as the pandemic continues to wear on the recovery.

Henry Ren | Bloomberg News
November 4, 2020
Government, Business

US Job Openings Fell in August for First Time in Four Months

A pedestrian walks past a "Now Hiring" sign in front of a store in Arlington, Va., in May. A pedestrian walks past a "Now Hiring" sign in front of a store in Arlington, Va., in May. (Olivier Douliery/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

U.S. job openings declined in August for the first time in four months, pointing to a moderation in pace of hiring as the pandemic drags on.

Olivia Rockeman | Bloomberg News
October 6, 2020
Government, Business

749,000 Jobs Were Added in September, ADP Report Shows

A bartender prepares a drink at a restaurant during Clemson University's first home football game in Clemson, S.C. A bartender prepares a drink at a restaurant in Clemson, S.C., during Clemson University's first home football game.

U.S. companies added 749,000 jobs in September, a private report showed, indicating the labor market’s gradual rebound is continuing as demand rises from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic.

Olivia Rockeman | Bloomberg News
September 30, 2020
Government, Business

US Job Openings Increased in July by More Than Forecast

A client stands outside a job center in Pearly, Miss., on Aug. 31. A client stands outside a job center in Pearly, Miss., on Aug. 31. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)

U.S. job openings increased for a third straight month in July, consistent with a steady improvement in the labor market as the nation grinds its way forward from a pandemic-induced recession.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020
Government, Business, TCA

United Airlines Eyes Mammoth Bay Area Job Cuts

United Airlines United Airlines planes parked at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J., on July 1, 2020. (Seth Wenig/Associated Press)

United Airlines has issued a formal notice to state officials that the air carrier intends to chop more than 6,000 jobs at San Francisco International Airport.

George Avalos | The (San Jose) Mercury News
July 20, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Pitches 5,000 ‘Middle-Skill’ Factory Jobs to Texas County

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the Cybertruck unveiling in California in November 2019. Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the Cybertruck unveiling in California in November 2019. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)

Executives from Tesla Inc. will use an unassuming job-type description in their pitch to a Texas county on the merits of the carmaker’s Cybertruck plant project.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
June 23, 2020
Government, Business

US Sheds 701,000 Jobs, Ending a Record Hiring Streak

A pedestrian walks by a closed barbershop in Michigan on April 2. A pedestrian walks by a closed barbershop in Michigan on April 2. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

A recordlong streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade as employers cut 701,000 jobs because of the viral outbreak that has all but shut down the U.S. economy.

Christopher Rugaber | Associated Press
April 3, 2020
Business

US Businesses Add 183,000 Jobs in Sign of Pre-Virus Health

Chef and trainee at Inspiration Kitchens in Chicago Chef Samara Henderson (left) works with trainee Anthony Redmond at Inspiration Kitchens in Chicago on Jan. 29, 2020. (Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added 183,000 jobs last month, a solid gain that shows the economy was largely healthy when the coronavirus outbreak spread farther around the globe.

Christopher Rugaber | Associated Press
March 4, 2020
Government, Business

Employers Post Fewer Jobs in November

Employment sign Lynne Sladky/AP

WASHINGTON — The number of available jobs fell sharply in November, dropping to 6.8 million, a decline of 7.6% from the October level.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
January 17, 2020

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