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Trump doesn’t like wind power, but the industry is rapidly creating jobs

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Although President Donald Trump has spoken against wind power, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says the fastest-growing occupation in America are wind turbine service technician jobs. U.S. wind power added jobs over nine times faster than the overall economy, the 2016 U.S. Wind Industry...

BLS: March Unemployment Rates in Arkansas, Colorado, Maine and Oregon at New Series Lows

From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment SummaryUnemployment rates were lower in March in 17 states and stable in 33 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Eighteen states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier, and 32 states and the District had little or no change. Show More Summary

4 Skills Needed to be Successful at Remote Work

In 2015, 23 percent of employees reported doing a portion of their work remotely, up from 19 percent in 2003, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows. “Remote working is a global phenomenon,” wrote Adrianne Bibby and Ann Rozier.  “A Gallup poll found that 37 percent of American workers have worked virtually in their careers, a...

Head of Minnesota's labor relations agency dies

The head of Minnesota's labor relations agency and a member of Gov. Mark Dayton's cabinet has died. Dayton's office said Bureau of Mediation Services Commissioner Josh Tilsen passed away early … Click to Continue »

Reduced Energy Costs Helped to Push Consumer Prices Lower in March

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that consumer prices decreased 0.3 percent in March, its first decline in 13 months. The reduced figure stemmed from a reduction in energy costs,...

Producer Prices Eased in March but Were Up 2.3% Year-Over-Year, Highest in Five Years

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services edged down 0.1 percent in March, falling for the first time in seven months. For...

Even doctors are getting priced out of San Francisco's housing market

Even doctors are getting priced out of San Francisco's frenzied housing market, according to Trulia. Medical practitioners from anesthesiologists to surgeons occupy the top nine spots in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' ranking of the highest paying jobs in America. Show More Summary

98,000 Jobs Added to the Economy in March, Unemployment Is 4.5%

The U.S. economy added 98,000 jobs in March and the unemployment rate declined to 4.5%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The U.S. economy added 98,000 jobs in March and the unemployment rate declined to 4.5%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While the job growth was tepid in […]

Total Hires in Manufacturing in February Rose to Highest Level since June 2008

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that total hires in manufacturing in February rose to the highest level since June 2008. The sector hired edged up from 304,000 in January...

BLS: Job Openings "little changed" in February

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings was little changed at 5.7 million on the last business day of February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations were also little changed at 5.3 million and 5.1 million, respectively.... Show More Summary

Here come JOLTS ...

The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey at 10 a.m. ET. Economists forecast that job openings were little changed at 5.656 million in February from 5.626 million in January, according...Show More Summary

5 Productivity Tips for Working from Home

Does the nature of your business require you to work from home? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 24% of U.S. workers did their work partly or entirely at home. There are many who thrive in a home environment and actually find it to be quite conducive for productivity. Show More Summary

A terrifying jobs report means the Fed may need to rethink its policy

The economy added 98,000 jobs in March, missing estimates of 175,000, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. TheStreet's Scott Gamm speaks with Nick Colas, chief market analyst at Convergex. Video provided by TheStreet        

98,000 Jobs Added to the Economy in March, Unemployment Is 4.5%

98,000 Jobs Added to the Economy in March, Unemployment Is 4.5% The U.S. economy added 98,000 jobs in March and the unemployment rate declined to 4.5%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The U.S. Show More Summary

Is Working From Home Good For You? 43% Of Americans Now Work Remotely, Study Says

A full 43 percent of American workers “at least sometimes” do their jobs without leaving their homes, according to a Gallup report released Wednesday. That number differed rather starkly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent figure—24 percent, as of 2015—but the government agency’s data certainly showed a rise over the past decade, from...

U.S. Added Only 90,000 Jobs in March

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer criticized President Donald Trump after Friday's March jobs report whiffed on expectations. The report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed US employers added 98,000 nonfarm payrolls for the month, far fewer than the expected 180,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg. Show More Summary

March Employment Report: 98,000 Jobs, 4.5% Unemployment Rate

From the BLS: The unemployment rate declined to 4.5 percent in March, and total nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 98,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services and in mining, while retail trade lost jobs.... Show More Summary

Manufacturing Employment Increased for the Fourth Straight Month

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that manufacturing employment increased for the fourth straight month, with the sector adding 11,000 workers in March. This was an encouraging sign that the...

Inflation Has Started Eating Up American Workers’ Raises

Over the past year, average hourly wages for American workers have risen by roughly 2.7 percent, according to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pay has been rising pretty steadily at this pace since roughlyShow More Summary

Schumer rips Trump after underwhelming jobs report: He's 'failed to deliver' on his economic promises

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer criticized President Donald Trump after Friday's March jobs report whiffed on expectations. The report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed US employers added 98,000 nonfarm payrolls for the month, far fewer than the expected 180,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg. Show More Summary

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