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A bright spot on jobs: prime-age workers

by Mitchell Hartman Sep 6, 2019
According to the Labor Department, the employment-to-population ratio for 25- to 54-year-olds hasn't been this high since 2008.
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Job creation has downshifted from last year

by Mitchell Hartman Sep 6, 2019
Labor Department data shows average monthly job creation has slowed significantly since 2018.
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For those out of work, low unemployment numbers don't add up

by Andy Uhler Sep 5, 2019
The U.S. unemployment rate remains historically low. But that does not mean everyone who wants a job has a job.
Sitting at a cafe in North Central Austin, 59-year-old quality control manager, Lisa Donahoe, keeps a color coded spreadsheet to track all the jobs she's applied for over the last three and a half months.
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U.S. adds a solid 164,000 jobs; unemployment rate stays 3.7%

by Associated Press Aug 2, 2019
U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion.
A 'now hiring' sign hangs on the door of a Staples store in Lower Manhattan, January 4, 2019 in New York City.
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Companies lay off workers even in the best economic times

by Ben Bradford Aug 1, 2019
The unemployment rate is hovering around a 50-year low, but some companies are still shedding jobs.
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Where the Phillips is inflation?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Jul 12, 2019
The Phillips curve, which describes an inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation, just doesn't seem to be working lately.
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Who still earns the minimum wage in a tight labor market?

by Erika Beras Jul 2, 2019
Some states and several cities and counties are raising their minimum wages this week
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Layoff announcements on the rise, report says

by Mitchell Hartman Jun 6, 2019
Layoffs were concentrated in technology, retail, manufacturing and auto production, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said.
Jean Pierre Louis joins with other workers to protest against possible job layoffs at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 01, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Meet the workers powering India’s labor market

by Victoria Craig May 14, 2019
Here are some of the millions of informal workers who hold the key to India's jobs market.
An Indian vendor roasts peanuts at a roadside stall in Amritsar in 2018.
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Here's why teen unemployment is as high as it is

by Scott Tong May 3, 2019
The unemployment rate for teenagers in March was 12.8% compared to the national figure of 3.8%.
The unemployment rate for teenagers in March was 12.8% compared to the national figure of 3.8%.
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