The 2.9 percent annualized rate of wage growth is heartening, the outgoing Labor secretary says.
Payrolls grew by 156,000 in December, closing out a year in which employment growth moderated and the economy showed signs of entering a new phase.
OTTAWA, Jan 6- The Canadian economy unexpectedly added 53,700 new jobs in December, all of them full-time, while the unemployment rate edged up as more people sought work, Statistics Canada data indicated on Friday. Analysts in a Reuters poll had forecast no change in employment. Full-time employment, which had fallen in the previous two months, jumped by 81,300...
Economic activity in the services sector grew in December for the 83rd consecutive month, according to the Institute for Supply Management.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 43 year-low last week, pointing to further tightening in the labor market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest data on jobs.
John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas breaks down the latest data on layoffs.
Finland's experimental scheme to provide its citizens with a basic income, regardless of employment, launched earlier this week.
John Ryding, RDQ Economics, discusses what the latest jobless claims numbers may indicate about the way companies are thinking about the workforce in the new era of Trump and jobs. And Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, shares his outlook on the market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment.
US home prices hit a new peak in October, though the data-provider warned that the pace of growth cannot continue forever.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose sharply, but remained below a level that is associated with labor market strength.
The Finland government plans to select about 2,000 unemployed people to give them benefits automatically, The New York Times reports.
WalletHub released 10 financial predictions for 2017 to prepare you for the opportunities and challenges in the year ahead.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the labor market continued to tighten.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer prices.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment.
Rising yields in the United States could make it harder for Beijing to keep managing its tremendous debt problem.
The prime rate is the rate at which individual banks lend to their most creditworthy customers.