The Department of Labor reported Friday that the unemployment rate rose to 7.6%, despite 175,000 new jobs created during the month of May.
The unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 7.8% in September, the lowest figure since January 2009, the Department of Labor reported Friday.
DENVER — Regardless of which party wins the White House and control of Congress, 8% unemployment may be something we’ll have to live with, CUNA Mutual CEO Jeff Post told his general session audience last week during the 2012 NASCUS Summit here.
Economy created jobs in August, but not enough, analyst says.
CUNA and NAFCU use last week’s jobs report to renew their push for lawmakers to raise the cap on member business lending.