Department of Labor

Job Growth Accelerates in June

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy created jobs at a record clip in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, further evidence that the COVID-19 recession was probably over, though a surge in cases of the coronavirus threatens the fledgling recovery.

Trump Says Labor Secretary Acosta Resigning Amid Epstein Case

Acosta faced criticism for handling of Epstein plea bargain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.