Money Watch: October A Big Month For Jobs, 401K Limits Rising In 2019Starting in 2019, you can save more for retirement through your IRA and 401K savings plans.
Unemployment Rate Falls To 49 Year Low: 3.7 PercentEmployers added just 134,000 jobs last month, the fewest in a year, the Labor Department said Friday. But that figure was likely depressed by the impact of Hurricane Florence.
American Workers' Willingness To Quit Hits 17-Year HighThe figures reflect a strong job market driven by optimistic employers seeking to expand their workforces.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Officials: NYC Unemployment At Lowest Level Since 2008New York City has added more than 91,000 jobs in the past year, and the unemployment rate moved slightly lower in August to 5.4 percent.
New Jersey Inmate Guilty Of Collecting Nearly $16K In UnemploymentThe jury in Cumberland County found 63-year-old Bruce Garrett of Vineland guilty of theft by deception.
Atlantic City Region Job Loss Hit 9,900 Over Past 12 MonthsThe Atlantic City region lost 9,900 jobs over the past 12 months, battered by the closure of four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos.
Atlantic City Casino Closures Spur Mass Unemployment FilingHundreds of newly laid-off casino workers began filing for unemployment Wednesday morning, the first attendees at an assistance center that expects to process 5,000 workers over the next three days.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Launching Task Force Aiming To Create Jobs, Close Income GapMayor Bill de Blasio is creating a task force to reinvent the city's approach to job training, creation and placement.
Hofstra Job Fair Challenges Companies To Invest In New GraduatesForty percent of college seniors and recent graduates polled by Reuters this week fear their job prospects are bleak to none.
Recent College Graduates Face Rough Job MarketU.S. Labor Department statistics show that out of 3 million recent college grads, 36 percent have no job or one they doesn't require a degree.