US Private Sector Adds 246,000 Jobs In Jan

Business | Robert Donachie
Oil worker in orange uniform and helmet on of background the pump jack and sunset sky. ( pixto)

The numbers are in … and jobs are up

Labor Department Proposes Regulations Pushing Obamacare For People Leaving Jobs

Business | Sarah Hurtubise

Workers to be notified of Obamacare eligibility

FLASHBACK: Romney donor vilified by Obama campaign, then subjected to 2 audits

Politics | Jamie Weinstein

IRS and Labor punishment for being a ‘litigious, combative and a bitter foe’

Report: Unions spend four times more than previous estimated on politics - TheDC

Politics | Eshe Nelson

WSJ: Unions spent $4.4 billion on politics and lobbying since 2005

House questions Labor Department support of pesky activist group - TheDC

US | Eshe Nelson
House Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa
ROC have a reputation for harassing NY diners

US employers post fewest job openings in 5 months - AP

Business | admin

The decline could mean employers are growing more cautious about adding workers

US unemployment aid apps steady at 370,000 - AP

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Labor Department said weekly unemployment aid applications stayed at a seasonally adjusted 370,000, the same level as the previous week

Job openings jump to near a 3-year high - AP

Business | admin

According to the Labor Department, jobs are up from 3.12 million in November to 3.38 in December

Stocks surge after strong jobs report - AP

Business | InternAdmin
Stock market

Dow Jones industrial average jumped 108 points, or 0.8 percent, to 12,812

Number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week - AP

Business | admin

Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications increased 21,000

Hiring rises in November, but job openings dip - AP

Business | admin

Mixed data suggest the job market has strengthened but employers remain cautious

Fewer people sought unemployment aid last week - AP

Business | admin

The Labor Department says weekly applications dropped 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 372,000 last week

Plan to boost employment for disabled workers - AP

Business | admin

Proposal would create an affirmative action program for the disabled that’s similar to those for race and gender

New Labor Dept. app sends unemployment data straight to your smartphone - TheDC

Tech | J. Arthur Bloom

No jobs were added in August, September report to be released Friday

Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits - AP

Business | admin

Unemployment applications drop but still no sign of substantial job growth

New Labor regulations a ploy to provide unions with 'hit lists,' critics say - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Say proposed rules would cripple individual and private sector abilities to resist union leaders

Weekly applications for unemployment benefits rise to 414,000 - AP

Business | admin

Benefit applications haven’t been at sustainable job-growth levels since February

Jobless claims fell to 403,000 last week - Reuters

US | interns

The Labor Department reported Thursday that, despite prior estimates, jobless claims fell to 403,000 last week

Rising jobless claims shock economists - Reuters

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Claims for unemployment benefits spike, defying predictions

Unemployment drops to 8.8% in March - NYT

US | interns

March’s unemployment rate dropped by .1% while job growth exceeded the expectations of most economists