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US loses 33000 jobs in September after hurricanes slam Texas, Florida - OregonLive.com

A restaurant sits in floodwater in Port Arthur, Texas. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused the nation to lose jobs for the first time in seven years in September, with restaurants and bars taking the biggest hit. ( The Los Angeles Times ). Comment. By ...and more »

Employment Goes Negative In Month Fraught With Hurricanes - InsideSources

The economy saw job growth turn negative, likely due to the recent string of hurricanes, with the loss of 33,000 jobs in the month of September, detailed a federal report Friday. The labor market has improved greatly over the last two years following ...and more »

US economy loses 33000 jobs after hurricanes, first decline in seven years. But unemployment falls to 4.2 percent - Washington Post

The U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma last month, the first decline since September 2010. The unemployment rate declined slightly to 4.2 percent, the lowest since February 2001. Analysts had been expecting job ...and more »

Hurricanes Hit Job Market: Employment In US Drops By 33000 Jobs In September - Forbes

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes and resulted in billions of dollars in damage. And according to a new report from the Department of Labor Friday morning, the devastating effects of these two storms aren't limited to ...and more »

Employment Falls In September After Hurricanes Harvey And Irma Undercut Economic Activity - HuffPost

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - U.S. employment fell in September for the first time in seven years as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring, the latest indication that the storms undercut economic ...and more »

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Spur the First Employment Decline in 7 Years - The Atlantic

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. labor market shed 33,000 jobs in September—the first decline in the total number of paid positions in the economy in seven years. The unemployment rate, however, fell to 4.2 percent from ...and more »

Hurricane hit: US lost 33000 jobs in September - CNNMoney

The United States lost 33,000 jobs in September as the economy took a hit from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. It was the first monthly decline in jobs in seven years. The jobless rate dropped to 4.2%, the lowest since 2001. Content by MyFinance.and more »

US economy loses jobs in September for first time since 2010 - Yahoo Finance

The jobs report is out and it's a weird one. In September, the economy lost 33,000 jobs while the unemployment rate fell to a new post-crisis low of 4.2%. This is the first negative print for headline payroll gains since September 2010 while the ...and more »

The monthly jobs numbers haven't gone down in 7 years. Until now. - USA TODAY

The U.S. lost jobs for the first time in seven years last month after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey drove down employment. But wages grew, unemployment fell to a new 16-year low and there were other reassuring signs that September's weak showing was a ...and more »

Economy lost 33000 jobs in September - Politico

The economy lost jobs in September for the first time in seven years, a consequence of late-summer hurricanes. The Labor Department reported Friday morning that the economy lost 33,000 jobs, down from 169,000 jobs added in August. Story Continued ...and more »