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U.S. WAGES AND BENEFITS increased 2.4% year over year in September, the slowest pace in three years. / AP FILE PHOTO/LYNNE SLADKY

U.S. wages and benefits grow at sluggish pace amid pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) – Wages and benefits for United States workers grew slowly this summer as employers sought to hold the line on pay gains...

U.S. jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs remain high

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 787,000, a sign that job losses may have eased slightly...

U.S. layoffs remain elevated as 898K seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 898,000, a historically high number and evidence that layoffs remain...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS totaled 840,000, last week . / AP FILE PHOTO/GENE J. PUSKAR

U.S. layoffs remain elevated as 840,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to a still-high 840,000, evidence that job cuts remain elevated...

U.S. hiring slows for 3rd month but jobless rate falls to...

WASHINGTON (AP) – America’s employers added 661,000 jobs in September, the third straight month of slower hiring and evidence from the final jobs report...

U.S. layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to...

U.S. jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking United States unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows...

COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage...

U.S. layoffs remain elevated as 884,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week at 884,000, a sign that layoffs are stuck at...
THE U.S. LABOR DEPARTMENT said Wednesday that the number of U.S. job postings on the last day of July rose to 6.6 million from 6 million at the end of June. /. AP FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL CONROY

U.S. job postings rise to 6.6 million in July

WASHINGTON (AP) – United States employers advertised more jobs but hired fewer workers in July, sending mixed signals about the job market in the...

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