What the jobs report doesn't tell you

Jan 23, 2019
Javier Cobo knows that people don't always re-enter the workforce by choice.
The good numbers in the December jobs report don't tell the whole story.
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Labor's monthly jobs report and the middle class

Feb 10, 2015
Over the past year, more jobs have been created in the middle of the pay scale.

Low-wage workers stuck with non-compete agreements

Nov 4, 2014
An increasing number of American workers are being asked to sign such deals.

Why isn’t the American consumer spending?

Aug 13, 2014
Retail sales stalled last month. They're at their weakest reading since January.

How raising low wages ripples through the economy

Dec 12, 2012
A few bucks an hour more for low-wage workers can raise prices, but also boost economic growth for the country overall.

Warehouse 'permatemps' push Walmart accountability

Nov 28, 2012
Protests put Walmart in the public eye, and legal strategy targets Walmart as industry giant.

Walmart warehouse temps add flexibility -- and save money?

Nov 27, 2012
Walmart's flexible supply chain depends on low-wage "permatemp" workers.

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