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Unemployment rate drops, 678,000 workers added

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported this morning that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8% in February, only slightly higher than the...

Economy continues heating up with strong job gains in July

The unemployment rate among Whites was 4.8%, while the rate for Blacks was 8.2% and Hispanics came in at 6.6%.

New York state unemployment rate continues downward trend

The state was tied for third largest over-the-month unemployment rate decrease in the U.S., but still remains among the states with the highest level of unemployment.

April employment sharply below what was forecast

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows that the U.S. unemployment rate has barely budged, and stands at 6.1%.

Fed Reserve exec spins positive picture at CBIA event – but...

“What is the biggest threat to our recovery? Ourselves,” CBIA President and CEO Chris DiPentima declared.

Pandemic’s economic impact: Huge GDP drop, another unemployment rise

During the second quarter, the GDP lost 32.9%.

Unemployment insurance claims up for the first time in 15 weeks

For the first time in 15 weeks, the number of people filing new claims for unemployment insurance went up.

Unemployment rate hits 12.4%; TD Bank reports find mixed signals in...

In the week ending April 25, 3,839,000 Americans filed new unemployment insurance claims, according to seasonally adjusted figures released this morning by the U.S....

New record for unemployment claims – more than 26.5 million in...

Another new unemployment record has been set with new unemployment insurance claims filed nationwide during the past five weeks of the COVID-019 pandemic soaring...

National unemployment hits record; NY claims up 14.9%

Initial seasonally adjusted claims for unemployment insurance increased last week to the highest level since the U.S. Department of Labor started tracking the numbers.

Lower Hudson Valley unemployment sneaks higher in November

Westchester County's 4.6 percent unemployment rate is up from 4.1 percent in November 2016 and 4.4 percent in October.

Connecticut issues slight reduction in maximum unemployment benefit rate

The weekly dependency allowance for each dependent remains unchanged.

Lower Hudson Valley unemployment rate creeps upward

More people have landed jobs in the region but the unemployment rate increased as more people entered the work force.

Hudson Valley unemployment unchanged for year, at 4.5 percent

The seven-county region was the second strongest labor market in New York behind Long Island’s 4.4 percent unemployment.

November unemployment rate in Westchester unchanged from 2015

It marked a slight drop of 0.2 percent from October unemployment.