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This section contains our coverage of the monthly jobs reports released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Economy Loses 33,000 Jobs in September. First Loss in Seven Years
The economy lost 33,000 jobs in September. This was the first negative monthly jobs report in seven years. (October 6, 2017)

Economy Adds 211,000 Jobs in April 2017
The economy added 211,000 jobs last month. It has average 185,000 this year. (May 5, 2017)

Positive Jobs Report Could Lead to Rate Hike
The October 2015 jobs report was the biggest of the year with 271,000 jobs added. (November 7, 2015)

Economy Added 173,000 Jobs in August 2015
The economy added 173,000 jobs in August 2015 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (September 4, 2015)

U.S. Economy Adds 126,000 Jobs in March
The U.S. economy added just 126,000 jobs in March. It had been doing better in prior months. (April 3, 2015)

Economy Added 321,000 Jobs in November
The U.S. economy added 321,000 jobs in November. Professional and business services had the strongest growth. (December 5, 2014)

Economy Adds 192,000 Jobs in March
The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March. The unemployment rate remained steady at 6.7%. (April 4, 2014)

Economy Adds 162,000 New Jobs in July
The U.S. economy added 162,000 new jobs in July. The modest job growth report was lower than expected. (August 2, 2013)

March Jobs Report Comes in Weak
The March 2013 jobs report raises fresh concerns about the economy. (April 5, 2013)

Economy Only Added 69,000 Jobs in May
A much weaker than expected jobs report for May arrived today from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (June 1, 2012)

Economy Gained 200,000 Jobs in December
December was one of the best jobs report in a while. (January 7, 2012)

November 2011 Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.6%, 120,000 Jobs Added
The November jobs report showed signs of an improvement. (December 2, 2011)

Economy Gained Zero Jobs in August 2011
The new jobs report is out and its not good. (September 2, 2011)

November 2010 Jobs Report is Awful
The November, 2010 jobs report crushed all hopes the economy is improving. (December 5, 2010)

August Jobs Report Shows Continued Weak Economy
The August jobs report from the BLS beat relatively low expectations. (September 11, 2010)

Economy Lost 131,000 Jobs in July
The July jobs report is out and the news is not good. (August 6, 2010)

125,000 Jobs Lost in June
The June jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the country lost 125,000 jobs. (July 2, 2010)

Few Private Sector Jobs Created in May
The numbers look good in the May jobs report, but looks can be deceiving. (June 4, 2010)