With time running short to sign up for Obamacare, California officials have recruited labor activist Dolores Huerta to urge Latinos to get health insurance.
The Labor Department reports that 175,000 net new jobs were created in February. The unemployment rate rose a tick to 6.7%. Average hourly earnings rose 0.4%, while the average work week fell from 34.4 to 34.2 hours. The labor force participation rate held steady at 63.0%. The real unemployment rate, using the historical average rate [...]
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The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) hit a new all-time high at 1883.57 this morning after a better-than-expected NFP report. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that 175 000 jobs were created in February which exceeded the 149 000 consensus. Both January and December’s figures were revised up. Show More Summary
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American Apparel shows off yet another nearly naked woman, this time in the name of fair labor practices. Because boobs and decent pay for a day's work are completely corollary. (Excuse me while I check my breasts and look for a paycheck...Show More Summary
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By PA Independent Staff A local scandal in Wilkes-Barre drew increased scrutiny this week after a fed-up resident asked for a higher power to intervene, while the indictment of 10 labor union members in Philadelphia could help revive legislation that’s been sitting in Harrisburg. Show More Summary
Bureau of Labor Statistics economists prepare the monthly jobs report in isolated conditions to protect the data. Photo by Colorblind/Digital Vision via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: If it’s the first Friday of the month, it’s jobs day. Show More Summary
The legal services sector shed 300 jobs in February, as the industry wobbles back to the higher employment levels before the recession, according to the U.S. Labor Department’s latest monthly report.
Thank goodness! We needed that. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ February Employment Situation Report has let some sunshine and fresh air into the room.
The Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by 175,000 in February after an upwardly revised gain of 129,000 in January and the jobless rate increased from 6.6 percent to 6.7 percent as more workers entered the labor force but were not able to find jobs.
Tim Duy: Upward Grind in Labor Markets Continues, by Tim Duy: The employment report for February modestly beat expectations with a nonfarm payroll gain of 175k, leaving the recent trends pretty much intact: Did the labor market shake off the...
The unemployment rate rose to 6.7%. That's a good sign for the economy as it was the result of more people entering the labor market.
Friday's report from the Labor Department that the economy added 175,000 jobs in February was better than economists expected. After two very weak reports in December and January, expectations had been lowered for job creation in the month. Show More Summary
Recently there have been numerous articles addressing the scope of problems related to our dependency on job creation as the ONLY source of income and a wanting reliance on labor unions to realize that end. But universally, the authors are oblivious to the non-job-dependent solution. Show More Summary
Apparently laboring under the impression that scary movies, like graduation speeches, are best commenced with a quote from Webster’s Dictionary, Haunt essentially begins by defining its lazy, generic title. But here’s the catch: In what...Show More Summary