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July Jobs Numbers

Steady Job Growth Is Still Not Boosting Workers' Pay, New Numbers Show

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business

The July jobs report released Friday morning show the economy producing jobs at a steady pace. While the gains increase the likelihood that the Federa...

July Jobs Report: First Impressions

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

The consistently, if ploddingly, improving job market appears to be arresting the worrisome decline in the labor force rate. If so, this will be an unequivocal plus for the recovery.

U.S. Creates 209,000 Jobs In July, Unemployment Rate Rises To 6.2%

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business

The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July, as the unemployment rate inched up to 6.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Pa...

Jobs Report: First Impressions

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Payrolls were up 162,000 last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent, the lowest it has been since December 2008. The report shows continued improvement in the job market, but at a rate that remains moderate, in keeping with an economy that is reliably expanding but has yet to really accelerate.