Employment
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Employment Costs Rise Less Than Forecast on Benefits

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U.S. employment costs climbed less in the fourth quarter than forecast, reflecting steady wage growth and the smallest advance in benefits in more than a year.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 31, 2017
Business

Jobless Claims Decline for a Third Week in Past Four

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell for a third week in the past four, showing a resilient labor market.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 29, 2016
Business

Trucking Adds 3,400 Jobs in August, Department of Labor Reports

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For-hire trucking added 3,400 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% as total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 151,000 in August, the Labor Department reported Sept. 2.

Transport Topics
September 2, 2016
Business

For-Hire Trucking Gains 1,700 Jobs in July

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For-hire trucking gained 1,700 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9%, the Labor Department reported Aug 5.

Transport Topics
August 5, 2016
Business

Trucking Loses 2,400 Jobs in March

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Trucking lost 2,400 jobs in March, while the jobless rate crept up to 5% as more people entered the workforce, the Labor Department reported April 1.

Staff and Wire Reports | Bloomberg News contributed to this story.
April 1, 2016
Business

NationalDriverJobs Offers Employment Board

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NationalDriverJobs.com, an employment board, has been launched to provide a new recruiting tool for fleets.

Transport Topics
March 9, 2016
Business

Trucking Adds 1,500 Jobs in January

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Trucking  added 1,500 jobs in January, and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.9%, an almost eight-year low, the Labor Department reported Feb. 5.

Staff and Wire Reports | Bloomberg News contributed to this story.
February 5, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Rise to Five-Month High

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Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week to a five-month high, interrupting steady labor-market progress.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 10, 2015
Business

Trucking Adds 2,300 Jobs in November; Unemployment Rate Holds at Seven-Year Low

The trucking industry added 2,300 jobs in November as the unemployment rate held at 5%, a seven-year low, the Labor Department reported Dec. 4.

Staff and Wire Reports | Bloomberg News contributed to this story.
December 4, 2015
Business

Initial Jobless Claims Rise to 269,000

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Applications for unemployment benefits in the United States rose last week, maintaining a see-saw pattern around four-decade lows that shows persistent strength in the labor market.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
December 3, 2015

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