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Survey finds the election severely dampened Republicans' spirits while lifting Democrats' views modestly.


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Gender Gap in Requests for Pay, Promotion Widens in Pandemic

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But women have become more comfortable asking for job flexibility.


February 2021 Labor Market Update

Video: January 2021 Labor Market Update

February 2021 Labor Market Update
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Hiring Lab economist Daniel Culbertson offers a quick review of the US labor market.


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The Impact of Coronavirus on US Job Postings Through February 12: Data from Indeed.com

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US job postings on Indeed.com on February 12 were 3.9% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Good news: gains have accelerated.


The slowdown in hires drove employment down in December

December 2020 Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey: Employers Hesitant to Add New Workers

The slowdown in hires drove employment down in December
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Today’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) report should make us feel a bit better about the loss of momentum in the labor market.


Employment is 6.5% below its pre-coronavirus level

January 2021 Jobs Report: A Rough Start to the Year

Employment is 6.5% below its pre-coronavirus level
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The US economy gained 49,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 6.3%, down from 6.7% in December.