Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.9 Percent As 248,000 Jobs Added In SeptemberThe U.S. economy generated 248,000 jobs in September, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent, its lowest level in six years.
Va.'s Jobless Rate Rises to 5.6 Pct in AugustThe Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate rose to 5.6 percent in August.
Report: More Than 92 Million Americans Remain Out Of Labor ForceDespite the unemployment rate plummeting, more than 92 million Americans remain out of the labor force.
Va. Jobless Rate Falls to 5.2 Percent in April The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate fell in April for the second consecutive month.
Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged in D.C.The unemployment rate in the District of Columbia has held steady at 8.6 percent.
Unemployment Rate Same Today As It Was When Obama First Took OfficeEven though much has changed the past four years, President Barack Obama begins his second term with one thing that hasn’t: the unemployment rate.
Unemployment Number Elevated For Second Straight Week By SandyThe number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to a seasonally adjusted 410,000, though the figure was elevated for the second straight week by Superstorm Sandy.
Romney On Unemployment: 'This Is Not What A Real Recovery Looks Like'President Barack Obama got much-needed good news Friday following his disappointing debate performance as the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level since he took office. Republican rival Mitt Romney said Obama still hasn't done enough to create jobs.
Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.8 Percent, Lowest Since Jan. 2009The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest rate since January 2009.
Virginia Jobless Rate Ticks Up To 5.7 Percent In JuneVirginia's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in June after remaining at the lowest rate in three years, but is still better than the national average.
Romney: 'This Kick In The Gut Has Got To End'A sobering economic snapshot intensified the presidential campaign on Friday as President Barack Obama rolled through two vote-rich battleground states and Republican Mitt Romney fended off conservative complaints about his plan for winning.