Bureau of Labor Statistics annual benchmark revisions find job creation was weaker than originally reported last year.
Annual growth in average hourly earnings has fallen back after hitting 3.4% in Feburary, a post-recession peak.
The Commerce Department kicks off World Trade Week on Monday. It’s honoring 43 U.S. exporters. Thirty-three of them are small- or mid-sized businesses. But as it turns out, small businesses could be exporting more. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The pace of job creation has declined every year since a post-recession peak of 250,000 per month in 2014. Last year, job creation was down to about 170,000 per month. And it could slow even more over the next couple of years. That’s because with unemployment so low, employers are having a harder time finding […]
With growing labor shortages in some industries, companies may have to limit their growth.
The Trump administration has said that high corporate taxes in the U.S. drive jobs overseas so, in theory, cutting taxes will bring back jobs, or create new ones. But, lower corporate taxes are not at the top of the list for many companies when deciding where to locate a workforce. Click the audio player above […]
A local development group hosted workshops for business owners so they could learn how to make labels and meet quality standards.
Home health care aides top the list of the fastest-growing careers in the U.S. with an expected 69 percent increase by 2020. Physical therapy and veterinary techs not far behind.