News Articles for "Labor Department"
Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 340K
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 23,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 340,000, a level consistent with solid job growt...read more
US equities sell-off goes on; futures slump
The momentum of a late sell-off on Wall Street carried over into a second day, sending U.S. futures and global stock markets into retreat. Uncertainty ove...read more
An engineering firm accused of firing a whistleblower for reporting unsafe conditions at an eastern Kansas nuclear power plant plans to appeal the ruling ...read more
Steady hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states in April, the most in five months. The declines show the job market's recent improvement ha...read more