In a tight labor market, timing might be everything.
Some states and several cities and counties are raising their minimum wages this week
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.
New data from the Labor Department show more high school graduates enrolled in college last year than in 2017. Nearly 69 percent of 2018 high school graduates went to college, compared to 67 percent the year before. College enrollment has steadily risen over the last decade or so. Click the audio player above to hear […]
There are about 4.5 million young adults in their late teens and early 20s who are neither in school nor working.
The Consumer Price Index, if you take out food and energy, showed prices rising slightly. It climbed 0.2 percent, so year-over-year prices have climbed 2.2 percent. One of the reasons for the price hikes in November was rent. And you might not be happy to hear it, but it could well be another sign of […]
Unemployment is lower than at any time in nearly half a century. Lots of jobs have been added this quarter. But today’s job report indicates that now more people are being laid off and filing for unemployment. As the labor market deals with tariffs and fluctuating financial markets, it’s hard to predict what might happen […]