Job Growth

  • Job Growth Dec 26, 2019

    Peninsula Leads Bay Area in Job Growth

    Annual job growth in the combined San Francisco/Peninsula region outpaced the other two metropolitan divisions of the Bay Area, according to a report by economic advisory firm Beacon Economics.

  • Donald Trump Oct 8, 2018

    As Joblessness Falls, Skilled Workers Might be Harder to Find

    Are America’s employers at risk of running out of skilled people to hire? The U.S. economy has become a seemingly perpetual job-generating machine, having steadily added workers for nearly eight years. Even with the unemployment rate now at 3.7 percent — its lowest point since 1969 — hiring hasn’t stalled. So far this year, job growth has averaged a robust...

  • Donald Trump Oct 6, 2018

    As Joblessness Falls, Skilled Workers Might Be Hard to Find

    Are America’s employers at risk of running out of skilled people to hire? The U.S. economy has become a seemingly perpetual job-generating machine, having steadily added workers for nearly eight years. Even with the unemployment rate now at 3.7 percent — its lowest point since 1969 — hiring hasn’t stalled. So far this year, job growth has averaged a robust...

  • Donald Trump Sep 7, 2018

    Economy Added 201K Jobs in August, Unemployment Steady

    Hiring in the United States picked up in August as employers added a strong 201,000 jobs, a sign of confidence that consumers and businesses will keep spending despite the Trump administration’s ongoing conflicts with its trading partners. The unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent, near an 18-year low. Friday’s August jobs report from the government also showed that paychecks are...

  • Donald Trump Jul 6, 2018

    US Added 213K Jobs in June; Unemployment Rate Up to 4 Pct.

    U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs in a sign of confidence despite the start of a potentially punishing trade war with China. At the same time, the unemployment rate rose to 4 percent from 3.8 percent, the government said Friday, as more people began looking for a job and not all of...

  • Donald Trump Sep 20, 2017

    Fact Check: Trump’s UN Speech

    In his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, President Donald Trump reprised misleading talking points on everything from job growth to defense spending. We’ve written about variations of some of these claims numerous times, but since these comments were made to a world audience, we are revisiting some of them. We also cover new claims the president made on...

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