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The low unemployment rate is the best it’s been in 18 years, but wages were growing faster back then

May 4, 2018
The unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in April, the lowest it has been since the early 2000s — near the end of both President Bill Clinton’s second term and the dot-com boom. But wages back then were rising at a faster pace, while they’ve been pretty flat in today’s job market. Why? What are […]

For people with disabilities, the unemployment rate is still pretty high

Jul 24, 2017
For people with disabilities, finding a job can be a difficult journey.
Linda Wright (C), 57, attends a job conference for unemployed people with disabilities at Manchester Community College in Manchester, Connecticut.
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