Jul 29, 2014 — The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
Jul 17, 2014 — Half the drop in the labor force can be explained by retirements, a White House economic report concludes. And the other half of missing workers may yet be lured back, but only with better policies.
Jul 3, 2014 — The improving labor market in June did not translate into significant pay hikes. Wages were just 2 percent higher compared with a year ago. Consumer prices have been rising at a 2.1 percent rate.
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.
Mar 13, 2014 — There were 315,000 new applications for unemployment insurance filed last week, down 9,000 from the week before. It's the latest sign that the labor market is gaining some strength.
Mar 5, 2014 — Bad weather may be at least partly to blame for the relatively low number of jobs added to private payrolls last month. Economists expect to hear more about February's slow growth later this week.
Feb 7, 2014 — While the jobless rate edged down to 6.6 percent in January from December's 6.7 percent, only 113,000 jobs were added to payrolls. That's well below what was expected.
Oct 30, 2013 — Just 130,000 jobs were added to private payrolls this month, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report. In addition, the September gain was revised down.
Sep 6, 2013 — As soon as the August jobs report is released Friday morning, speculation will begin about how the central bank will react.
Jul 29, 2013 — Many of the new jobs will be at order-fulfillment centers that are spread across more than 10 states, the company says.