Though the $12.8-billion outsourcing behemoth in 2017 committed to hiring 10,000 American workers in two years, it exceeded the target by creating 13,000.
US private employers hired fewer workers than expected for a second straight month in August, suggesting that the labour market recovery was slowing as the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States has left millions of people struggling to make ends meet. Massive government spending, especially the stimulus cheques, has provided crucial relief. But the checks are just a band-aid
Gina Raimondo only wears watches made by Bulova — a company that laid off her scientist father, closed its Rhode Island factory and moved production to China in 1983. The watches give Raimondo, the US commerce secretary, a sense of mission as President Joe Biden’s de facto tech minister,
A positive jobs report spurred Wall Street to push some stocks and Treasuries higher on Friday, but investor optimism was tempered by looming inflation,
Facebook, the American digital social network giant, has agreed to pay a fine of US$4.75 million as fine and up to US$9.5 million to eligible victims who have faced discrimination in recruitment. The US Justice Department has alleged that Facebook overlooked US nationals, people who were granted
US President Joe Biden’s grades on his one-year report card are mixed but his approval rating has fallen from 56 per cent at his inauguration in January 2021 to 41 per cent now. Democrats are despairing but doing little to deal with the situation.
Historically low joblessness is the kind of thing American leaders dream of, but President Joe Biden also has nightmarishly high inflation that supporters and opponents alike believe may cost his Democratic Party dearly.
The American job market has defied raging inflation, rising interest rates, growing recession fears. Month after month, US employers just kept adding hundreds of thousands of workers, often beating forecasters’ expectations. But now economists worry that signs of weakness are starting to turn up in hiring, threatening