Bloomberg: Jobless Claims Data Underscores Health of Labor Market

Bloomberg reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose by 3,000 to 269,000 last week.

Labor Department: November 69th Consecutive Month of Job Growth

The Labor Department reported 211,000 jobs were added in November which was the 69th consecutive month of private sector job growth – the longest streak on record.

November Job Growth Highest Since January 2012

The Labor Department reported robust job growth continued in November with the addition of 321,000 new jobs, the highest in a single month since January 2012.

U.S. Job Growth Slows; Unemployment Dips to 6.6% in Jan.

The Labor Department said U.S. employment rose by 113,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.6%. Employment grew in construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade and mining.

U.S. Adds 203,000 Jobs, Unemployment Falls to 7% in Nov.

The Labor Department said U.S. employment rose by 203,000 in November and the unemployment rate declined from 7.3% to 7.0%. Employment increased in transportation and warehousing, healthcare, and manufacturing

U.S. Employment Up by 169,000 in August

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

U.S. Adds 175,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Rate Unchanged

The Labor Department said U.S. employment increased by 175,000 in May, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 7.6%.

U.S. Adds 88,000 Jobs in March; Unemployment Static

The Labor Department said U.S. employment edged up in March by 88,000, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.6%.

U.S. Adds 236,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Falls

The Labor Department said U.S. employment rose by 236,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.7%.

U.S. Adds 157,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 7.9%

The Labor Department said U.S. employment increased by 157,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 7.9%. Retail trade, construction, healthcare and wholesale trade added jobs over the month.