Federal workers started bailing out of government jobs last December, as the shutdown got underway; 22,000 quit in March.
Average hourly earnings were unchanged in September, and the annual growth rate fell 0.3% from the previous month.
Shoe manufacturing shifted from Europe and the U.S., to Japan and Brazil, then to South Korea and Taiwan. Now, much of it takes place in mainland China.
One out of every 10 businesses in the U.S. is owned by veterans, and most of those are small businesses. But, like the rest of American workers, low unemployment is changing how they are entering the workforce.
In a tight labor market, timing might be everything.
Some states and several cities and counties are raising their minimum wages this week
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The New York Times' Neil Irwin has spent some time trying to figure out exactly that.
And how its customers are thinking about supply chains.
India isn't generating enough jobs to lift living standards.