Tag: U.S. employers


US job openings surge to record 9.3 million in April

June 8, 2021

Via: ABC News

U.S. employers posted a record 9.3 million job openings in April with the U.S. economy reopening at break-neck speed. The number of job openings soared 12% from the 8.3 million counted in March. But employers hired just 6.1 million, up […]


Biden OKs more foreign seasonal workers as economy improves

April 20, 2021

Via: ABC News

President Joe Biden’s administration announced an increase Tuesday in the number of temporary seasonal workers who will be allowed to work in the U.S. this year as the U.S. economy recovers from the pandemic. The Department of Homeland Security said […]


Job Gains Show U.S. Economy Continues to Slowly Recover: Live Business Updates

November 6, 2020

Via: The New York Times

U.S. employers added 638,000 jobs in October. Unemployment fell to 6.9%. The American economy gained 638,000 jobs last month, a sign the labor market continues to heal slowly as a resurgence in the coronavirus threatens future growth. The unemployment rate […]


661,000 jobs added last month, unemployment fell to 7.9% as some states reopen, others face COVID-19 surges

October 2, 2020


U.S. employers added a disappointing 661,000 jobs in September as Sunbelt states resumed business reopenings that were disrupted by COVID-19 spikes over the summer, offsetting persistent layoffs by struggling firms that have exhausted federal aid. The unemployment rate fell to […]


Out of work, but not unemployed: how much Europe is paying its idled workers

April 23, 2020

Via: Fortune

In Germany, they call it “Kurzarbeit.” In France, it’s “Chômage partiel.” The Brits refer to the acronym, CJRS—short for “Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.” Together, these policy names form the backbone of Europe’s plan to keep unemployment here from spiking à […]


U.S. Adds 213,000 Jobs As Unemployment Rises to 4%

July 6, 2018

Via: Time

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs in a sign of confidence despite the start of a trade war with China. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate rose […]