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  • China says unemployment rate at 4.05 pct at end Q1 Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 10:17 PM ET

    BEIJING, April 24- China's urban unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 4.05 percent at the end of March from 4.1 percent at the end of 2014, the labor ministry said on Friday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid edged up last week for a third straight week, but the underlying trend continued to point to solid momentum in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000 for the week ended April 18, the Labor Department...

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 1,000 to 295,000. WASHINGTON, April 23- The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week for a third straight week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a solidly improving labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000 for the...

  • WASHINGTON— The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was little changed last week, evidence that employers are cutting few jobs. Weekly applications for jobless aid ticked up 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. "Seven straight sub-300K reading signals strong payrolls," Ian Shepherdson, chief economist...

  • U.S. jobless claims rise for third straight week Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 23- The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week for a third straight week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a solidly improving labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000 for the week ended April 18, the Labor Department said on...

  • Spain's jobless rate edges up ahead of elections Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 5:35 AM ET

    MADRID— Spain's unemployment rate edged up slightly to 23.8 percent in the first quarter despite a welcome drop in the number of people out of work. The increase reported by the National Statistics Institute is a blow for the conservative government as it prepares for municipal and regional elections next month and general elections by the end of the year.

  • The best entry-level job? Hint: Learn to code Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 6:59 PM ET
    Designers working millennials

    With graduation right around the corner, WalletHub went on a quest to find the best entry-level jobs and found promise in tech.

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada business and labor groups are split over a proposed measure that would raise the state's minimum wage but make it more difficult for workers to get overtime pay. James Settelmeyer and Patricia Farley presented SB193 to the Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee on Wednesday. The bill raises the minimum wage to $9 for employees without...

  • Millennials lazy? Ask the 'Three Little Pigs' Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:38 PM ET
    Three little pigs

    Here's what this college professor learned about millennials from the "Three Little Pigs."

  • DETROIT— The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency is violating the rights of applicants for jobless benefits by using an automated system to file unjustified fraud charges and penalties against them, a federal lawsuit alleges. The Sugar Law Center filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Detroit on behalf of the United Auto Workers union and seven...

  • Changing careers   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Changing careers

    If you're looking to change careers, highlighting the skills you already have and the experience you've already acquired is an excellent start. But the path to launching a new career can be a daunting one. Sharon Epperson asks the questions you need to know.

  • Vermont unemployment rate drops to 3.8 percent Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:38 PM ET

    MONTPELIER, Vt.— The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point in March to 3.8 percent. Vermont Labor Commissioner Annie Noonan says the state's economy was bolstered by a successful 2014-2015 ski season. Around the state, the unemployment rate ranged from 2.9 percent in the Burlington and South...

  • DETROIT— Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in check for consumers. In the past two years, eight automakers have opened or announced new plants or expansions in Mexico. A worker in Mexico costs car companies an...

  • Oil job cuts show no signs of slowing down   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Oil job cuts show no signs of slowing down

    CNBC's Mary Thompson on the shrinking oil industry.

  • Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slows Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:24 AM ET

    The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose or were unchanged in 27 states and fell in 23 states. The biggest job cuts occurred in states with large oil and gas drilling, led by Texas, which lost 25,400 jobs, and followed by Oklahoma, which cut 12,900. Pennsylvania lost 12,700, the third largest loss. Pennsylvania has benefited in recent years...

  • Want to hire millennials? Here are a few tips Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Millennials

    We need more millennials on staff! Wait, how do you do that? Steven Mannebach from Northwestern Mutual has a few tips.

  • The week ahead: Big earnings on tap   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 4:02 PM ET
    The week ahead: Big earnings on tap

    CNBC's Mandy Drury looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. It's a big week for earnings, and Sotheby's is auctioning a 100-carat diamond.

  • *UK unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. LONDON, April 17- Britain's economy created the largest number of new jobs in nearly a year and unemployment hit its lowest rate since mid-2008, official labor market data showed on Friday, the last such report before a closely fought election on May 7. The opposition Labor Party stressed the slow pace of Britain's recovery in...

  • This is why the Fed might not raise rates in 2015 Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 2:11 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building.

    Amid a slowing economy and wobbly market, investors have tamped down expectations for when the Fed will hike rates. They may have further to go.

  • April Philly Fed Index: 7.5   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    April Philly Fed Index: 7.5

    The Philly Fed Index for April is 7.5, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.