Mar 8, 2013 — Economists expect to hear that there were about 160,000 jobs added to payrolls in February. The jobless rate likely stayed near 7.9 percent. Slow job growth and stubbornly high unemployment likely continued.
Oct 5, 2012 — In every monthly jobs report, the Bureau of Labor Statistics revises the number of jobs the economy gained or lost in the previous months. The reason — the data they get from businesses doesn't always come in on time.
Aug 3, 2012 — Economists say it's likely we'll hear this morning that job growth remained sluggish, which means the unemployment rate probably stayed high.
Jan 5, 2012 — The ADP National Employment Report signals that the jobless rate likely fell further last month. Meanwhile, the number of claims for unemployment insurance dipped again last week and employers have fewer layoffs planned in coming weeks.