Job Market Picks Up, but Slowly
Wall Street Journal - Sudeep Reddy, Joe Light - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
The job market is showing signs of life, though its slow recovery suggests unemployment will remain high for years to come. Employers added 162000 jobs in March, the biggest monthly gain in three years, with one-third of ...
Jobs data has plenty of bad news to mar the good
MarketWatch - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
The US economy saw the biggest job gains in three years in March, the Labor Department reported Friday. Is that cause for celebration? Maybe. Certainly, it's not hard to find bad news within the report. For one thing, 162000 new jobs is not even a drop ...
Census project adds to the job picture when it counts
Los Angeles Times - Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Alana Semuels - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
When March employment figures are released Friday by the Department of Labor, analysts are expecting to see the biggest US job gains in more than two years. But perhaps half the 200000 or so positions expected ...
"It confirms that the economy has turned an important corner," says JP Morgan Chase & Co.
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More Census Jobs Will Be Reported Next Month
FOXBusiness - Peter Barnes - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
While some forecasters had expected the Census Bureau to hire 100000 temporary workers in March to work on the 2010 population survey, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported just 48000 were hired, which helped depress the latest ...
Finally, an end to job losses
CNNMoney.com - Chris Isidore - ‎Apr 1, 2010‎
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- The long nightmare of job losses appears to be just about over. When the Labor Department reports its monthly employment readings for March on Friday, economists are ...
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Number Of Long-Term Unemployed Continues To Rise, Sets Another All-Time High
Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
While the increase in jobs over the past month provides hope that the economy's nascent recovery will continue to blossom, one troubling trend in Friday's ...
The Good, the Bad and the Opportunity: Workers Need -- and Want -- a New Deal
Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
162000 new jobs in March, according to Friday's report from the Department of Labor. That's good news, there is no question about that, given the 8.4 ...
Financial Dispatch: Job growth returns
CNN (blog) - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
At long last, we received a solid indication today that we've turned a corner. The economy had its biggest jump in jobs in three years last month. ...
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Despite strong jobs growth, unemployment rate stays the same
Seattle Times - Don Lee - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
The US economy got its best jobs report in three years Friday as employers added 162000 nonfarm jobs in March. By Don Lee WASHINGTON — The US economy got ...
Jobless rate holds at 9.7% despite payroll gains
San Francisco Chronicle - Tom Abate - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
Eric Risberg / AP Job seekers have their resumes critiqued at a San Jose career fair Tuesday. The nation added 162000 payroll jobs in March. ...
Nation sees best jobs report in three years
San Jose Mercury News - Don Lee, Steve Johnson - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
WASHINGTON — The US economy got its best jobs report in three years Friday as employers added 162000 jobs in March — a substantial boost itself ...
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Why the Unemployment Rate Refuses to Budge
U.S. News & World Report - Rob Silverblatt - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
In a sign that the labor market is inching toward a recovery, employers tacked a net total of 162000 workers onto their payrolls in March ...
March unemployment rate unchanged at 9.7%
Washington Post - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
The official US unemployment rate in March remained unchanged at 9.7 percent, the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. ...
Heritage Employment Report: March Jobs Report Springs Forward
Heritage.org - Rea Hederman, Jr, James Sherk - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
In March, employers added 162000 jobs while the unemployment rate remained constant at 9.7 percent. The report contains some good news for the labor market, ...