Unemployment

U.S. Adds 1.4 Million Jobs in August

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth slowed further in August as financial assistance from the government ran out, threatening the economy's recovery from the COVID-19 recession.

Five Million Americans Back to Work in June

But deeper signs of growing business failure amid nationwide pandemic, experts say

Nearly five million Americans returned to work last month, new data released Thursday show, with unemployment numbers outpacing economists' projections for the second month in a row.Nearly five million Americans returned to work last month, new data released Thursday show, with unemployment numbers outpacing economists' projections for the second month in a row.

The Jobs Boom Goes Bust

20 million go unemployed in one month, new data show

A Nevada Highway Patrol officer directs vehicles as they wait to get into a drive-thru food distributing siteMore than 20 million Americans lost their jobs in April, erasing in one month all of the growth in employment since the end of the Great Recession.

Marco Rubio Wants to Save the American Dream

Rubio on why work is stagnating, and how to bring it back

In 1956, amidst the fitful days leading up to the revolution, Sen. Marco Rubio's parents left Cuba for the United States. Arriving here, they joined the wave of immigrants who would eventually populate Miami. Both took up jobs in the service industry: Mario Rubio as a bartender in hotels, and his wife Oriales variously as a maid, cashier, and stock clerk.