WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The pace of hiring by U.S. employers increased in May, the Labor department said on Tuesday in a report that gave a positive sign for the American job market. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Labor Department is investigating whether food court vendors in Washington's largest U.S. government building underpaid workers and denied them overtime pay. Full story
The Labor Department reported that the U.S. added 175,000 jobs last month, slightly above expectations, while the unemployment rate rose a smidgen to 7.6 percent from 7.5 percent in April. CNBC’s Hampton Pearson reports.
Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, offer their preview of the Labor Department's monthly jobs report.
Jobseekers talk with recruiters at a Hire Our Heroes job in Washington in this file photo taken June 11, 2013. U.S. job growth was stronger than expected in June, with employers adding 195,000 new jobs to their payrolls, the Labor Department said on Friday. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Files (UNITE
epa02814625 U.S. Republican House Majority Leader from Virginia Eric Cantor talks with reporters about the dismal monthly jobs report numbers in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA on 08 July, 2011. The Labor Department reported Friday that just 18,000 jobs were added in June, far less than the 12