Employment Returns to Pre-Recession Peak in May

Reuters reported that U.S. employment returned to its pre-recession peak in May with a solid pace of hiring that offered confirmation the economy has snapped back from a winter slump.

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 162,000 Jobs in July; Unemployment Edges Down

The Labor Department said U.S. employment increased by 162,000 in July, and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.4%.

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%.