Unemployment rate sinks for Black, Hispanic workers, steady for Asians

The Good Brigade | Digitalvision | Getty Images The unemployment rate slipped for Black and Hispanic workers in April, but remained stable for Asian American workers. The U.S. unemployment rate inched down to 3.4% last month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number not only marked a decrease from 3.5% in March, […]

Unemployment for Black and Hispanic women rose in February

Women walk past by a “Now Hiring” sign outside a store on August 16, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images The unemployment rate for Black and Hispanic women rose in February, but so did the number of people looking for jobs. The U.S. unemployment rate ticked up to 3.6% in […]

U.S. unemployment rate falls in December, but rises for Black women, Hispanic men

Commuters arrive into the Oculus station and mall in Manhattan on November 17, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The U.S. unemployment rate declined overall in December, but rose for Black women and Hispanic men, according to the latest nonfarm payrolls report. Black women saw unemployment increased to 5.5% last month, […]