Wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, more evidence that stronger hiring isn’t raising pay for most Americans.
Living in the United States is getting costlier and that’s partially due to rent increases.
Report: Federal Employee Who Earns Six-Figure Salary Fired For Downloading Porn Every Day For 8 Months
A man who worked for the Labor Department admitted he was “addicted to porn” and used his government computer to download a “voluminous amount of adult pornographic movies and images.”
The Virginia Employment Commission says the state’s jobless rate fell to 5 percent in November, marking the lowest rate in seven months.
The U.S. economy generated 248,000 jobs in September, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent, its lowest level in six years.
White House Bows To Congressional Pressure, Assures It Doesn’t Want To Regulate Country’s Smallest Farms
Bowing to congressional pressure, the Obama administration is assuring Congress and farmers it doesn’t want to regulate the country’s smallest farms.
A private survey shows U.S. businesses added the most jobs in a year in December, powered by a big gain in construction jobs. The figures add to evidence that the economy gained momentum at the end of 2013.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 379,000, the highest since March. The increase may reflect volatility around the Thanksgiving holidays.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 340,000, a sign that employers are laying off very few workers.
Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum.