My column on today’s jobs number is up at Outside the Box – MarketWatch: Today’s new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show a labor market continuing along a path to recovery. The BLS reports that the U.S. economy added 195,000 new jobs in June and the unemployment rate stayed at 7.6%. What’s […]
STATEMENT: CAP Economist Heather Boushey on June Jobs Report | Center for American Progress.
Something happened this week that we should all celebrate: Legislators in Rhode Island took a big step towards valuing workers and their families by becoming the third state in the nation to pass legislation providing workers with family leave insurance. If Governor Chafee signs the legislation, workers in Rhode Island who have a baby or need […]
Tomorrow is the day that the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases new data on how many Americans are on the job, searching for a job, or have given up. As usual, the business press is anxious about what the data will say. This month, they want to know whether there will be more indications that […]