The Labor Department says worker output is up while average hours worked is down. That could help bring down inflation going forward.
What matters here is how the Labor Department defines productivity.
Labor force participation for 20- to 24-year-olds is lagging. Zoomers whose educations were interrupted by the pandemic are still catching up.
A landmark sweatshop case and immigrant parents helped inspire Julie Su's efforts for vulnerable workers, a 19th reporter says.
A less robust job market has made corporate leaders' preference easier to implement.
Critics say ESG investments allocate money based on political agendas rather than on earning the best returns for savers.
What does this mean for their anti-inflation strategy?
It's called the diffusion index.
Manufacturers are producing more goods with fewer workers, given the tight labor market. But the sector has been hiring more in recent months.
Despite the inflation surge, persistent supply bottlenecks, the damaging effects of COVID-19 and now a war in Europe, employers have added at least 400,000 jobs for 11 straight months.