Aug 1, 2014 — The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the rate for July was little changed from June's 6.1 percent.
Jun 11, 2014 — Scientists can't prove a causal link, but the disturbing correlation in the data deserves a closer look, researchers say. Some countries seemed more resilient than others.
May 1, 2014 — The private sector added 220,000 jobs in April, which appears to signal an upward trend.
Apr 30, 2014 — Four years after women with jobs were diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, nearly one-third were unemployed. But it's not clear how much of that was due to illness or to a sour economy.
Apr 24, 2014 — The 329,000 applications filed last week for unemployment insurance were more than economists expected. One theory: Easter's relatively late date may have skewed the numbers.
Apr 17, 2014 — The 304,000 applications filed last week means they were close to the lowest level since May 2007. Analysts say the news is another sign that the economy continues to grow.
Apr 10, 2014 — There were 300,000 applications filed last week. That's the fewest since May 2007. Economists say the data are another sign that the labor market is gaining some strength.
Apr 4, 2014 — While job growth appears to have been slightly less than expected in March, the growth in February was revised upward. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate is unchanged at 6.7 percent.
Apr 3, 2014 — The uptick to 326,000 applications still kept claims near the lower end of a range they've been in for the past year or so. On Friday, the government will report on the March unemployment rate.
Apr 2, 2014 — Private employers added an estimated 191,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report. Also, more jobs were added in February than previously thought.