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  • Weekly jobless claims stay below 300,000, showing strong labor market

    Weekly jobless claims stay below 300,000, showing strong labor market
    Initial jobless claims remained steady last week at just under 300,000, indicating a strong labor market after a late February increase raised concerns that conditions were weakening. About 291,000 people applied for first-time unemployment benefits...
  • State unemployment rate fell in snowy February

    The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dropped two-tenths of a point to stand below 5 percent in February, a month in which the region was clobbered with record snowfall, the state's labor office reported Thursday. Preliminary estimates showed a loss...
  • Fair connects job seekers with employers

    Fair connects job seekers with employers
    In hopes of connecting Pompano residents looking for work with potential employers, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting a job fair. The CRA is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for the fair. "Our goal is to provide all the...
  • IU Northwest to host career workshop, fair job

    Indiana University Northwest's Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services are teaming up to bring students and recent graduates a wealth of professional career advice as well as a job fair to hone their interview skills and secure an opportunity....
  • Wisconsin private-sector job growth lags national average

    Wisconsin added jobs at half the national average, ranking it 40th in private-sector job growth for the 12-month period that ended in September, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state has lagged the...
  • Applications for US jobless aid barely rose last week

    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits basically held steady last week, as the job market continues to outpace broader economic growth. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment aid rose slightly by 1,...
  • Even with hiring up, Fed want further gains before rate hike

    After holding interest rates at record lows for more than six years, the Federal Reserve still isn't ready to start raising them. The Fed signaled Wednesday that it needs the job market to improve further and inflation to rise above low levels before...
  • Fed: No rate hike until job market improves, inflation rises

    Fed: No rate hike until job market improves, inflation rises
    The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it needs to see further improvement in the job market and higher inflation before it raises interest rates from record lows. At the same time, the Fed at least opened the door to a rate increase later this...
  • As Fed weighs a rate hike, U.S. economy is looking a bit paler

    As Fed weighs a rate hike, U.S. economy is looking a bit paler
    Just as the Federal Reserve seems to be inching toward an interest rate hike because of the strengthening U.S. job market, its task is getting more complicated: Several key sectors of the economy are flashing some signs of weakness. Housing,...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Fed: No rate hike until job market improves, inflation rises The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it needs to see further improvement in the job market and higher inflation before it raises interest rates from record lows. At the same time,...
  • Unemployment rate drops in 24 states in January

    Unemployment rates fell in 24 states in January and rose in just eight, the latest evidence that hiring is strong across the country. The Labor Department said Tuesday that jobless rates were unchanged from December in 18 states and in Washington, D.C....