News June 5, 2015: Economy sours May jobs report indicates rising unemployment rate

Economy sours May jobs report indicates rising unemployment rate

June 5, 2015

The Labor Department released the May jobs report on Friday morning, June 5, 2015 showing conflicting news about the state of the economy. Employers added 280,000 jobs to their rolls, but the unemployment rate inched up to 5.5…
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News March 7, 2015: Amid good news February jobs report long-term unemployment still high

March 7, 2015

The February jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, March 6, 2015 was great for headlines 295,000 jobs created, the unemployment rate lowered to 5.5 percent. Beneath the headlines of economic growth was another…

Politics September 5, 2014: August jobs report shows unemployment benefits extension still necessary

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August jobs report shows unemployment benefits extension still necessary

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, September 5, 2014, 2:39 PM MST

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote the August jobs report might convince him to put to a vote before the midterm elections campaign break, Sept. 5, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote the August jobs report might convince him to put to the vote before the midterm elections campaign break, Sept. 5, 2014
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