The UK jobs market brightened in April and May, data showed, with unemployment falling, payroll numbers rising and pay increasing.
The Bureau of Labour Statistics released its projections for the 10 industries projected to grow the most in the next decade. Industries like healthcare, law, and food services will have significantly more jobs in 2029 than today, BLS found. The country as a whole will add 6 million in the […]
US equities soared on Thursday after June’s jobs report trounced estimates and lifted hopes for a swift economic recovery. American businesses added 4.8 million payrolls last month, according to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, handily beating expectations of a 3 million payroll increase. The unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, below […]
US jobless claims for the week that ended on Saturday totaled 2.4 million, the Labour Department said on Thursday. That matched the median economist estimate and raised the nine-week total to nearly 39 million. It was the seventh week in a row that claims declined but remained historically elevated. “Each […]
American employers created 500,000 fewer jobs than initially estimated from January 2018 through March 2019, according to new data from the Labour Department released Wednesday. While the revisions don’t alter the portrait of a healthy job market, they undercut the Trump administration’s claims that the 2017 tax cuts and increased […]