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US jobless claims drift lower as April opens

US jobless claims drift lower as April opens

New claims for US jobless benefits drifted downward at the start of April, hitting their lowest level in six weeks, official figures showed Thursday.

US private sector adds 263,000 jobs in March

US private sector adds 263,000 jobs in March

Private payroll gains in the month earlier were revised down to 245,000 from the originally reported 298,000.


India job market records overall increase by 3% compared to a year ago

India job market records overall increase by 3% compared to a year ago

In an overall buoyant job market, January 2017 recorded growth in jobs, beyond the top metro cities, when compared with January 2016, as recorded by Naukri Job Speak Index.

Unemployment paints grim picture, highest in 5 years in 2015-16

Unemployment paints grim picture, highest in 5 years in 2015-16

Unemployment rate in India has shot up to a five-year high of 5 percent in 2015-16, with the figure significantly higher at 8.7 percent for women as compared to 4.3 percent for men, says a report by Labour Bureau.


British unemployment hits seven-year low: Data

British unemployment hits seven-year low: Data

The jobless total dipped by 79,000 to 1.77 million people between June and August, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement. That was the lowest level since the summer of 2008.

DNA: Unemployment crisis deepens; PhD holders among 23 lakh applicants for peon jobs in UP

Such is the sad affair of unemployment in India that Graduates, post graduates and even Phd holders are among the 23 lakh applicants vying for the post of peon in Uttar Pradesh government secretariat.

Lucknow, Patna top charts in unemployment rate for men, women

Unemployment rate for men is the highest in Lucknow among major cities, while Patna tops the chart for women, according to the National Sample Survey.

Less foreigners in jobless Spain for third straight year

The number of foreigners living in Spain fell in 2014 for the third straight year, official data showed Tuesday as the country struggles with a sky-high unemployment rate.

US jobless claims hit 6-week high

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits rose more than expected last week to their highest level in six weeks, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

2.66 lakh people unemployed in Delhi

A total of 57.60 lakh persons are employed in the national capital while 2.66 lakh were unemployed, a survey has revealed.

Eurozone November unemployment 12.1%, unchanged: Eurostat

The eurozone unemployment rate continued near record highs at 12.1 percent in November, unchanged from the October level, as a modest recovery produced few new jobs, official data showed on Wednesday.

US unemployment rate falls to five-year low of 7% in Nov

The monthly non-farm payroll figure is watched closely by the economists, the report added.

Spain confirms exit from recession

Spain Thursday said it has technically escaped a two-year recession by posting feeble growth in the third quarter, but with an unemployment rate still towering at 26 percent.

US jobless claims fall for 3rd straight week

US jobless claims fell for the third week in a row, as the impact of the government shutdown earlier in the month appeared to ease, Labor Department data showed Thursday.

Eurozone unemployment rises to record 12.2% in Sept

The unemployment rate across the 17-country eurozone hit a record 12.2 percent in September, with about 19.5 million people classed as jobless by EU data agency Eurostat.

Overall unemployment rate in cities and town comes down: Study

The lowest rate of unemployment among men was recorded in Bhopal at 0.1 percent followed by Surat at 0.6 percent and Indore at 0.8 percent in 2009-10.

US unemployment rate down to 7.2% in September

The US jobless rate fell to 7.2 percent in September from 7.3 percent the month before, despite tepid numbers for job creation, the Labor Department reported Tuesday.

Unemployment rate rises in eurozone, eases in US: OECD

This worked out at a steady unemployment rate of 8.0 percent, but in the eurozone the rate rose by 0.1 percentage points to a record 12.2 percent.

Eurozone jobless rate climbs to record-high

The unemployment rate for the countries that use the euro inched up in October to a record-high 11.7 percent, compared to 11.6 percent the previous month, Eurostat, the European Union's statistics office, said Friday.

More people lose job in Sweden

The unemployment rate in Sweden has reached 4.6 percent, which was 4.2 percent last year, reported the Swedish media.