Jobless rate rises to 3.8% on July surge in job-seekers

Aug 29, 2014

Jobless rate rises to 3.8% on July surge in job-seekers

The unemployment rate rose to 3.8 percent in July from 3.7 percent in June as more people began looking for jobs to tap an apparent upturn in the economy, the government said Friday. The unemployment rate for women rose 0.2 point from June to ...

Offers-seekers ratio at highest since '92

Jun 27, 2014

Offers-seekers ratio at highest since '92

Nationwide job availability improved in May to the best in about 22 years as the unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent, the lowest in more than 16 years, the government said Friday. As companies became more willing to hire workers amid an uptick in ...

Mar 28, 2014

Jobless rate edges down to 3.6% but offers sag

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February fell 0.1 point from the previous month to 3.6 percent, the lowest since July 2007, the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry said Friday. It was the first improvement in two months, but the number of new job ...