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US Lost 33000 Jobs in September; Unemployment Rate Dips to 4.2% - New York Times

Staggering from the impact of hurricanes that walloped Texas, Florida and neighboring states, the economy lost 33,000 jobs in September, the first monthly decline in employment in seven years, the government reported on Friday. But economists ...and more »

US payrolls shrink in September after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma - Reuters

WASHINGTON (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 activity ...and more »

Economy posts first job losses in seven years - The Hill

Severe weather battered the U.S. economy in September, leading to the first job losses since 2010, the government reported on Friday. The labor market lost 33,000 jobs last month, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent, the lowest in 16 years ...and more »

How Hurricanes Skewed September's Job Numbers - New York Times

The United States' nearly seven-year streak of job growth came to an end in September, as employers cut 33,000 jobs. But don't read too much into that decline — Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which ravaged Texas and Florida, wreaked havoc on employment ...and more »

News Wrap: Hurricanes deal temporary blow to US job market - PBS NewsHour

In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported the economy shed 33,000 jobs in September, citing the damaging impact hurricanes Harvey and Irma had on the job market. Also, the White House would neither confirm or deny whether President Trump ...and more »

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

A destroyed mobile home is seen after hurricane Irma passed through the area on September 18, 2017 in Marathon, Florida. The process of rebuilding has begun as the Federal Emergency Management Agency has reported that 25-percent of all homes in the ...and more »

5 Things to Know About the Economy This Week: 10/6/2017 - U.S. News & World Report

For the first time in seven years, the labor market contracted last month as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria wreaked havoc on U.S. payrolls. The economy ended up shedding 33,000 positions last month, according to the Friday report from the Bureau of ...and more »

US hiring falls 33000 after hurricanes slam Texas, Florida, but rebound likely - Chicago Tribune

In this Oct. 3, 2017, photo, people head to at a job fair at Dolphin Mall in Sweetwater, Fla. The Labor Department announced a 33,000-job loss for September. (Alan Diaz / AP). Christopher S. RugaberAssociated Press. The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in ...and more »

Hurricanes blamed for first US monthly job decline in 7 years -

In this Aug. 24, 2017, photo, Phil Wiggett, right, a recruiter with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, looks at a resume during a job fair in San Jose, Calif. On Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, the U.S. government issues the September jobs report. (AP ...and more »

US payrolls fall 33000 in September due to storms; jobless rate drops to 4.2% - Crain's Cleveland Business

Debris sits in piles outside homes flooded after Hurricane Harvey in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg. The number of workers on U.S. payrolls declined last month for the first time since 2010, reflecting major ...and more »