U.s. Added 69,000 Jobs In May; Jobless Rate At 8.2%

Jobs Report

The United States economy gained a net 69,000 jobs in May, the Labor Department said, a dismal showing as the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent.

Sections:  news   business   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • US home sales rebound slightly in FebruaryUS home sales rebound slightly in February
    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn'tUS home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
ASK NEWS:
  • 'Good' jobs report? 15 million unemployed people want to work - TD Ameritrade
    ... www.marketwatch.com/story/us-jobs ... Nearly 15 million jobless people say ... the past three months, two-thirds of industry sectors have ...
    05/8/2015 - 2:28 pm | View Link
  • Jobless rate hits 7-year low; 223K jobs created - USA Today
    Employers added 223,000 jobs in April - Vineland Daily Journal
    05/8/2015 - 1:55 pm | View Link
  • US stocks rise as jobs data spur optimism on economy, rates - Livemint.com
    18,182.37 and the Nasdaq added 1.2%. Photo: /AFP New York: US stocks ... after a jump in construction jobs. ... since June 2012. The jobless rate ...
    05/8/2015 - 1:37 pm | View Link
  • Oil scores new 2015 peaks on tumbling US inventories - Yahoo! Singapore
    ... rebounded slightly Friday after the Labor Department reported the US economy added 223,000 jobs in April ... The jobless rate dipped 0.1 ...
    05/8/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • 223,000 New Jobs In April, Jobless Rate Down To 5.4%; When's The Fed ... - Forbes.com
    The U.S. added just 85,000 jobs in March, down from a previously reported 126,000. It added ... And nairu for the US is generally thought to be in
    05/8/2015 - 12:44 pm | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Jobless rates fall again as Volusia, Flagler employers keep hiring
    Unemployment in Volusia fell to 5.5 percent in April, down from 6.3 percent the same month a year ago, while Flagler saw its jobless ... from the U.S. Navy announced Monday. The plant now employs 522 workers. Small businesses are adding jobs, too.
    05/22/2015 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • SJ County jobless rate at 8-year low
    While seasonal factors contributed to one-month job gains, in the year since April 2014 the largest growth came in private, nonfarm employment, up by 6,600 jobs or 3.9 percent ... The adjusted U.S. jobless rate was 5.4 percent. — See recordnet.com ...
    05/22/2015 - 9:41 am | View Link
  • Merced County jobless rate dips – again
    In the spring and summer, the jobless ... exceeds the U.S. unemployment rate of 5.4 percent. Nearly 1.2 million Californians are unemployed, though that is a quarter-million fewer than last year. The state added 29,500 nonfarm payroll jobs last month ...
    05/22/2015 - 8:21 am | View Link
  • 9.8% gain in construction jobs fuels economic recovery in O.C.
    Orange County's jobless ... and U.S. rates, which are seasonally adjusted, stood at 6.3 percent and 5.4 percent respectively. In Orange County, over the year, payrolls were up across almost all sectors, including manufacturing which added jobs at the ...
    05/22/2015 - 6:49 am | View Link
  • California April jobless rate dips slightly to 6.3 percent
    California still exceeds the U.S. unemployment rate of 5.4 percent. Nearly 1.2 million Californians are unemployed, though that is a quarter-million fewer than last year. The state added 29,500 nonfarm payroll jobs last month, for a total of nearly 1.9 ...
    05/22/2015 - 6:02 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Employment report: U.S. added 248K jobs in ...
    The U.S. economy generated 248,000 jobs in September, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent, its lowest level in six years.
    05/22/2015 - 7:39 am | View Website
  • Employment Situation Summary
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Division of Labor Force Statistics, PSB Suite 4675, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212-0001 www.bls.gov/CPS | Telephone ...
    05/22/2015 - 3:29 am | View Website
  • Jobs Report: U.S. Adds 295,000 Jobs; Unemployment Falls to ...
    The strongest stretch of job creation in two decades pushed the U.S. unemployment rate into the Federal Reserve’s target zone, keeping the central bank ...
    03/6/2015 - 9:01 am | View Website
  • Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Added 295,000 Jobs In February ...
    Currently 148 million Americans are employed. At 8.7 million there are 1.7 million less unemployed people today than there were a year ago. “I am pleased ...
    03/5/2015 - 6:56 pm | View Website
  • U.S. Adds 257,000 Jobs In January; Unemployment Rate Rises ...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgent job market in January signaled that the U.S. economy is finally regaining the kind of strength typical of a healthy ...
    02/6/2015 - 3:29 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News