According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States rose to 4.0%, while the economy added 213,000 jobs, in June. The unemployment rate rose by 0.2 percentage point to 4.0 percent in June, and the number of unemployed persons increased…

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The unemployment rate for people with disabilities decreased last year, falling from 10.5 percent in 2016 to 9.2 percent in 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). “This is a significant decline,” said BLS economist Janie-Lynn Kang. “The decline reflects the trend in the overall labor force, which has been recovering since the…

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According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States dropped to 3.8% and the number of unemployed persons declined to 6.1 million, while the economy added 223,000 jobs, in May. After six months at 4.1%, unemployment finally broke below 4%…

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According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States dropped to 3.9%, while the economy added 164,000 jobs, in April. After six months at 4.1%, unemployment finally broke below 4% for the first time since December, 2000. The economy has…

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According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States remained unchanged at 4.1%, while the economy added 103,000 jobs, in March. Employment increases occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, financial activities, health care, and mining. Among the major worker…

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According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States remained unchanged at 4.1%, while the economy added 313,000 jobs, in February. Employment rose in construction, retail trade, professional and business services, manufacturing, financial activities, and mining. Among the major worker…

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A new Bain report suggests that job automation may eliminate 20% to 25% of current jobs by 2030, hitting middle- to low-income workers the hardest. They forecast US labor force growth will slow to 0.4% per year in the coming decades, “bringing an end to the abundance of labor that has fueled economic growth since the 1970s.”…

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According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States remained unchanged at 4.1%, while the economy added 200,000 jobs, in January. Employment continued to trend up in construction, food services and drinking places, health care, and manufacturing. Economists polled by Reuters…

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The percentage of workers engaged in alternative work arrangements – defined as temporary help agency workers, on-call workers, contract workers, and independent contractors or freelancers – rose from 10.7 percent in February 2005 to 15.8 percent in late 2015, according to a Princeton study. “We found that 94% of net job growth in the past decade…

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