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People line up outside a reopened career center for in-person appointments in Louisville, U.S. (File Photo / Reuters)

US adds over half-million jobs in May, Biden claims 'historic progress'

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 11:02 PM IST
The employment report published by the US labour department showed that 559,000 jobs were added by American employers in May, which is twice that of April. Although employment is still far below pre-pandemic levels, economists hope to reach full employment in several more months.
The UN agency predicts employment growth will be insufficient to make up for the losses suffered as a result of the pandemic until at least 2023.(Reuters file photo)
The UN agency predicts employment growth will be insufficient to make up for the losses suffered as a result of the pandemic until at least 2023.(Reuters file photo)

UN says Covid-19 pandemic created an 'unparalleled' employment crisis

AP | , United Nations
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2021 07:35 AM IST
  • The 164-page World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2021 report said the crisis has hit vulnerable workers, including 2 billion in the informal sector, women and young people the hardest.
US President Joe Biden.(AP)
US President Joe Biden.(AP)

President Biden brushes aside wage worries in defense of economic plans

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 01:47 AM IST
In a speech at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Biden pointed to the receding pandemic and accelerating hiring and consumer demand as indications the US is “coming back.”
The dearth of job candidates has led some states to swing into action to alleviate the labor shortage.(AP representative image)
The dearth of job candidates has led some states to swing into action to alleviate the labor shortage.(AP representative image)

US job growth misses all estimates; unemployment rate at 6.1%

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 06:42 PM IST
US job growth unexpectedly softened in April from the prior month as employers found it difficult to attract workers, a development that’s holding back momentum in the labor market.
Job seekers wait in a queue for interviews at a job fair in Chinchwad, Maharashtra. India’s unemployment rate rose to 7.2% last month, up from 5.9% in February 2018, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) think tank. The figures are more recent than government data and many economists regard them as more credible. (Danish Siddiqui / REUTERS)
Job seekers wait in a queue for interviews at a job fair in Chinchwad, Maharashtra. India’s unemployment rate rose to 7.2% last month, up from 5.9% in February 2018, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) think tank. The figures are more recent than government data and many economists regard them as more credible. (Danish Siddiqui / REUTERS)

News updates from HT: Unemployment rises in Delhi during lockdown, women hit wor

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 12:53 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
According to the survey, the national capital has an unemployment rate of 16.25%.(Reuters file photo)
According to the survey, the national capital has an unemployment rate of 16.25%.(Reuters file photo)

Delhi's unemployment rate 16.25%, nearly 10% children out of school: Govt survey

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:50 PM IST
The survey titled "Socio-Economic Profile of Residents of Delhi" was conducted between November 2018 and November 2019 and covered 1.02 crore people in the city.
India Inc has turned in its most disappointing quarterly numbers in at least three years.(PTI Photo)
India Inc has turned in its most disappointing quarterly numbers in at least three years.(PTI Photo)

India Inc earnings disappoint, analysts warn of gloomy festive season

Bengaluru | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 05:40 PM IST
India’s biggest lenders and automakers have all sounded warning bells over the slower growth in demand and consumption.
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presented the data in the Lok Sabha in reply to a question posed by Trinamool Congress member Prasun Banerjee.(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presented the data in the Lok Sabha in reply to a question posed by Trinamool Congress member Prasun Banerjee.(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)

Unemployment rate among Christian men highest: Govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presented the data in the Lok Sabha in reply to a question posed by Trinamool Congress member Prasun Banerjee
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