(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.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.3% in January -- down by just 0.4% from last month -- and employers added some 49,000 jobs, the Department of Labor said Friday.This is the first... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden took a series of actions on climate change on his seventh full day in office, fulfilling campaign promises such as freezing new oil and gas leasing on federal land and... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The United States economy lost a net 140,000 jobs in December, and all of them were women's jobs, U.S. employment figures show.While women lost 156,000 jobs last month, men gained 16,000, according to... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. unemployment rate was 6.7% in December -- unchanged from the previous month -- and employers cut some 140,000 jobs, the Department of Labor said Friday."What's really driving the economy is still the... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Coca-Cola confirmed to ABC News Friday that it was cutting approximately 2,200 jobs globally as part of a company reorganization plan.Some 1,200 of those job cuts will be in the U.S.,... Read More.