2

Desktop notifications are on   | Turn off

Get breaking news alerts from The Washington Post

Turn on desktop notifications?

Yes Not now

It looks like you've previously blocked notifications. Please update your browser permissions to allow them.

The Washington Post

Most officials believe rates should still rise this year

The data from the Labor Department indicate that the U.S. jobs recovery is continuing at a decent clip, a sign that the economy has underlying strength despite other recent data showing the recovery in a slump.

This is the best time to graduate in years

Tipped workers in the U.S. have been getting shortchanged for decades.

America’s hiring spree kicked into full gear in June as the economy added more than 200,000 jobs for the fifth month in a row, according to government data released Thursday.

The government also increased its estimates of job growth in January to 144,000 and in February to 197,000.

Cities gained jobs after the crash. The rest of the country didn't.

The state and local employment rebound that wasn't.

  • Neil Irwin
  • ·
  • Sep 6, 2013
  • ·

What the fate of the middlebrow men's suit store tells us about the U.S. economy (and doesn't).

Why was job growth so weak in March? We look at the possible culprits, and what the report could mean for the Fed.

  • Neil Irwin
  • ·
  • Apr 5, 2013
  • ·

Housing starts are up 28 percent. Construction employment is up 3 percent. What's going on here? And when will the jobs come back?

  • Neil Irwin
  • ·
  • Mar 19, 2013
  • ·

ADP, a generally very reliable predictor of job numbers, thinks we're gaining jobs at a decent clip. Should we believe them?

  • Dylan Matthews
  • ·
  • Jan 30, 2013
  • ·

Big business is doing a great deal better than mom and pop operations.

  • Dylan Matthews
  • ·
  • Aug 24, 2012
  • ·
Most Read

business

wonkblog

Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters