Unemployment rate drops to 3.6% as 431,000 jobs added in March

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 431,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show. The biggest increases in employment in March occurred in leisure and hospitality (112,000) followed by professional and business services (102,000), retail trade (49,000)... Read More.

Unemployment rate drops to 3.8% as 678,000 jobs added in February

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 678,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show, exceeding economists’ expectations. Economists had expected to see employment grow by around 440,000 new positions. The biggest increases in employment in February occurred in... Read More.