Unemployment Rate

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April 04, 2019 - 2:31 pm
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since late 1969, a sign that employers are holding onto their workers despite signs of a slowing economy.
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March 08, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Hiring tumbled in February, with U.S. employers adding just 20,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain in nearly a year and a half. The slowdown in hiring, though, might have been depressed by harsh winter weather and the partial shutdown of the government.
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October 05, 2018 - 9:24 am
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — while hiring slowed. Employers added just 134,000 jobs, the fewest in a year, the Labor Department said Friday. But that figure was...
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Employment Application
September 21, 2018 - 10:46 am
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate is lower than it's been in 18 years at 4.1 percent.
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Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
May 09, 2018 - 1:36 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER , AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — If you're looking for a job right now, this may be about as good as it gets: There are roughly as many open jobs in the United States as there are unemployed people. In March, employers advertised 6.55 million open jobs, the most on...
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May 04, 2018 - 9:58 am
U.S. employers stepped up hiring modestly in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, evidence of the economy's resilience amid the recent stock market chaos and anxieties about a possible trade war.
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Jobs Report
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April 06, 2018 - 9:44 am
U.S. employers added a modest 103,000 jobs in March after several months of robust gains.
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