Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
US Job Openings Decline In February From Record LevelThe figures suggest a healthy job market tilting in favor of job seekers. There are nearly as many job openings as there are unemployed people.
Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly To 4 Percent For JanuaryThe Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in January to start the year at 4 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported on Friday. The December statewide jobless rate was 3.9 percent.
Some Walmart Employees Get Raises, Others Lose Their JobsWhile some Walmart employees got news of a pay raise others learned they were out of a job. Walmart said Thursday that it is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers and handing out bonuses, but would also be closing dozens of Sam's Club warehouse stores.
Jobless Rates Fell In 24 U.S. States, Record Lows In 5Unemployment rates dropped to record lows in Texas, Alabama, California, Hawaii and Mississippi in November.
Texas Unemployment Rate Improves To 3.9 Percent In OctoberThe Texas unemployment rate has improved for the sixth straight month with an October jobless figure of 3.9 percent.
Texas Unemployment Rate For August Improves To 4.2 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate for August improved to 4.2 percent for the fourth straight month of declining jobless figures.
Texas Unemployment Rate Improves To 4.3 Percent, Same As USThe Texas unemployment rate improved to 4.3 percent in July to mirror the national jobless figure.
Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree As Labor Market TightensThe company says that it's looking to fill more than 50,000 positions across the U.S.
Texas Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.6 Percent In JuneLabor officials say nationwide unemployment during June was 4.4 percent.
Texas Unemployment Rate For May Slips To 4.8 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.8 percent in May, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Texas Unemployment Rate In March Up Slightly To 5 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in March to reach 5 percent.