(WASHINGTON) -- Employers added 235,000 jobs in August, far below expectations of 720,000 new hires, and the unemployment rate dipped slightly to 5.2%, the Department of Labor said Friday. The fresh labor market data comes as the spread of the more contagious delta variant has... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added a higher-than-expected 943,000 jobs last month, the Department of Labor said Friday, and the unemployment rate declined by a fraction of a percentage point to 5.4%. A recent surge in virus cases in the U.S., propelled largely by the spread... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 850,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show, exceeding economists’ expectations. Economists had expected to see more than 700,000 jobs added in June, a jump from the revised 583,000 added in... Read More.
(REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.) -- President Joe Biden on Friday called the May jobs report "great news" about the economic recovery from the pandemic, touting that his administration has led a historic rebound. The U.S. economy added 559,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Friday unveiled a $6 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year 2022, which includes his costly initiatives already announced, including the American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan. It also includes his proposal to raise the corporate tax rate to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 266,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show. The number was significantly lower than the 770,000 jobs added in March and the 536,000 added in February. The biggest increases in employment... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With the April jobs report falling well below analysts' expectations, President Joe Biden on Friday faced both a challenge to answer why his enormous COVID-19 relief package hasn't created a bigger economic boost, and an opportunity to underscore the need to pass... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Apple announced Monday that it plans to invest more than $430 billion in the United States and add 20,000 new jobs nationwide over the next five years, as the country picks up the pieces from the economic fallout of the coronavirus... Read More.
By Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. unemployment rate last month slipped to 6% as some 916,000 jobs were added to the economy, the Department of Labor said Friday.Friday's jobs report comes amid glimmers of hope that... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 379,000 jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate for February down by a fraction of a percentage point to 6.2%, the Department of Labor said Friday.Friday's jobs report highlights how the... Read More.
COVID 19 has affected many aspects of everyone’s lives, from health to recreation to business and employment. But as Snohomish County continues to work towards improving public health and safety, job opportunities are beginning to flow back into the picture. Amazon, headquartered in Seattle, opened... Read More.