LATEST US DATA

US job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 per cent as some jobless Americans left the labour force.

<p/> <p/> [WASHINGTON] US job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 per cent as some jobless Americans left the...

[DENVER] Prosperity did little to eradicate chronic joblessness last year, based on one measure of the US labor market.

[LONDON] Britain's unemployment rate dipped in February to remain at the lowest level since 1975, official data showed on Tuesday...

LATEST US DATA

THE US economy created the fewest jobs in six months in March as the boost from mild temperatures faded, but a pickup in wage gains pointed to a tightening labour market, which should allow the...

[WASHINGTON] New applications for US unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on jobless rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to...

[WASHINGTON] First-time claims for US jobless benefits rose modestly last week but were still at historically low levels, pointing to the continued health of labor markets, government data showed...

VALENTINE'S Day is a crazy rush for Colombia, one of the biggest flower exporters in the world, resulting in huge demand for labour in greenhouses near Bogota...

[PARIS] Figeac-Aero has a problem that says a lot about the French economy: the Airbus supplier can't find enough qualified people to staff its factories...