With job openings declining and layoffs ticking up, monthly employment gains will be harder to come by.
In a survey, most say that it is a good time to find work and that the labor market favors employees. They see little change ahead for at least six months.
Millions have fled Russia’s invasion, but where housing is expensive and scarce, countries like Estonia are paying shipping firms to offer refugees safe but tight quarters.
A variety of factors have caused the U.S. inflation rate to increase over the past few years, from the pandemic to the war in Ukraine. Javier Ghersi/Moment via Getty ImagesConsumer prices in the U.S. are rising due to inflation at the fastest rate they have in decades.
Industrial policy is back in Washington, as a vast semiconductor and science bill gives the government new sway over a strategic industry.
The closing of a meatpacking plant near downtown Los Angeles has left its workers reeling and amplified questions about doing business in the state.
Employers appear to be responding to rising interest rates and a slowing economy by reducing open positions.
Stocks rose after the Federal Reserve’s recent meeting, with investors hoping the central bank would dial back rate increases. Not so soon, officials indicated on Tuesday.