U.S. adds 75,000 jobs in May, jobless rate holds at 3.6%
09 June 2019 | 6:00 am
U.S. nonfarm payrolls fell short of expectations with an increase of 75,000 in May, while average hour earnings also missed projections. Bloomberg's Michael McKee breaks down the numbers on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
17 Sep 2020
The UK's unemployment rate has risen, despite a government support scheme to protect the workforce. Unions have warned of a 'tsunami' of job cuts in the coming months, as the furlough programme comes to an end.
30 Oct 2020
The leadership race for the World Trade Organization has been thrown into disarray after the United States opposed the appointment of former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
7 Nov 2020
Meet Arthur Lubega from Uganda. He's a musician and university graduate. Unlike many young unemployed Ugandans, he found his own way to success.
24 Nov 2020
Dangote refinery targets research, technology to boost job creation
20 Feb 2021
Some British companies say they may require their employees to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. But the move could go against legislation designed to reduce workplace discrimination, and business groups are divided on whether the 'no jab, no job' policy is the right approach. Also in the show - Google announces a deal to pay for News Corp. content, while Facebook says it will block Australian users from sharing news content on the platform.
13 Apr 2021
A new study examined Facebook's ad-delivery algorithms and found that some ads were directed to a particular gender "beyond what can be legally justified" by differences in job qualifications.
17 Apr 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.
30 Apr 2021
German teenagers say the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult to start their professional lives, according to a new survey. Young people seeking vocational training are among those impacted.
How Ini-Ubong Umoren was lured, abducted, and found dead days after trying to attend a job interview
5 May 2021
Recently, Ini-Ubong Umoran, in the course of a purported job interview, was murdered. The prime suspect is a man identified as Uduak Frank Akpan who had lured her with a job offer on social media. Her gruesome death is a pointer to the growing need to raise awareness about online fraudsters and predators who disguise as recruiters to dupe, rape, and murder.
2 Jun 2021
The online retail giant has pledged to stop testing most potential employees for marijuana use in the United States. Amazon has also given its support to the federal legalization of marijuana.
18 Jul 2021
Millions of workers stand to benefit from new jobs in the solar industry. But experts still see challenges that could overshadow this golden opportunity.
30 Sep 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
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Carson Pickett became the first player with a limb difference to play for the United States women's soccer team on Tuesday.
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Google uses unclear language and deceptive designs that trick users into agreeing to give up their data, EU watchdogs have said. The tech company has two other pending antitrust suits in the EU.