Jobs


U.S. Job Market Tightening, Inflation Steadily Rising

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to sustained labor strength even as economic growth appears to have slowed early in the first quarter. Other…

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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Back Off 48-Year Low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rebounded last week from a more than 48-year low, but the trend continued to point to robust labor market conditions. That was…

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U.S. Jobless Claims Drop to Near 45-Year Low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 45-year low last week, pointing to strong job growth in February, which should continue to underpin the economy.…

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Job Openings Slip in October, But Hiring Increased

U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved. The Labor Department said Monday that nearly 6 million…

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Yerushalayim Mayor Visits the Bizmax Chareidi Hub

Mayor of Yerushalayim Nir Barkat visited Bizmax, the first chareidi hub for entrepreneurs. The visit comes as part of the Yerushalayim Municipality’s commitment to developing chareidi entrepreneurship in the city.…

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Report: Teva Could Shed 1,700 Israeli Workers

Troubled Teva is planning on shedding as many as 1,700 Israeli workers in the coming days, a report Thursday said. The firings are part of Teva’s plan to revitalize itself…

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Government Intervenes in Ceramics Workers Dispute

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other senior officials intervened in the labor dispute at a ceramics factory in the south where 140 workers are fighting to keep their jobs,…

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Macy’s Trims Holiday Hires by Nearly 4 Percent

Macy’s is increasing the number of temporary workers it’s hiring for distribution and warehouses for the year-end shopping season as it chases fast-growing e-commerce sales. But overall year-end hiring will…

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Unemployment Applications Fell by 14,000 Last Week

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits declined slightly last week but still remained elevated as hurricane disruptions impacted layoffs for a second week. THE NUMBERS: Applications for jobless benefits…

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