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Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 11th, 2019

December’s Job Numbers Were Massively Better Than Expected

U.S. employers added the most workers in 10 months, but the trade war still looms U.S. employers added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labor-force participation jumped, reflecting a robust job market that ne.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 4th, 2019

U.S. payrolls rise 312,000, wages top estimates in jobs blowout

U.S. employers added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labor-force participation jumped, reflecting a robust job market that nevertheless faces mounting risks in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 4th, 2019

Capitol Report: Why Social Security may survive longer than the government expects

With higher than predicted labor force participation rates, Social Security may have a shot at surviving longer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Why Social Security may survive longer than expected

With higher than predicted labor force participation rates, Social Security may have a shot at surviving longer......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 6th, 2018

Why Social Security may survive longer than expected

With higher than predicted labor force participation rates, Social Security may have a shot at surviving longer......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 6th, 2018

Encore: Want to keep people working longer? Expand the earned-income tax credit

This provision has greatly increased labor-force participation for young mothers and could greatly help extend the work lives of older Americans.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Take A Closer Look At Labor Force Participation. Is It Really As Good As It Looks?

Take A Closer Look At Labor Force Participation. Is It Really As Good As It Looks?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 7th, 2018

College Grads Vs High School Dropouts: A Disturbing Observation

A surprising trends has emerged when comparing the labor force participation rate of those with a college degree or higher versus high school dropouts. As the chart below shows, over the past 2 decades, the participation rate of college gradu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2018

For the city"s economy to keep roaring, Trump must stop driving immigrants away

New York is enjoying an unprecedented economic boom. Our unemployment rate is 4.2%, the lowest ever recorded. Labor force participation rates are among the highest in history, and there have been 104... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 13th, 2018

The Recent Rebound in Prime-Age Labor Force Participation

A new report from the Brookings Institution's Hamilton Project examines the rise in labor force participation since the end of the financial crisis......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 4th, 2018

Opioid Crisis Versus Labor Force Participation Rate

Interesting observation from Torsten Sløk: States with a high level of opioid prescri.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJun 27th, 2018

An unemployment rate under 4% is only half the story of the US jobs market

Bloomberg The April unemployment rate came in at 3.9%, its first sub-4% print since December 2000. The unemployment rate fell because the labor force participation rate slipped. A lo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2018

Capitol Report: Automation has hurt labor-force participation, and it’s going to get worse, IMF finds

Automation has hurt labor-force participation across the industrialized world, particularly for older men, according to new research from the International Monetary Fund......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2018

Utah Shows How Labor-Force Growth Fuels Economic Growth

Utah has had the fastest-expanding labor force of any U.S. state since January 2010—a key ingredient for economic growth and one that provides an example for the nation as a whole......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 19th, 2019

Want a booming economy? Utah shows how it"s done

Utah has had the fastest-expanding labor force of any U.S. state since January 2010—a key ingredient for economic growth and one that provides an example for the nation as a whole......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 18th, 2019

Want a booming economy? Utah shows how it"s done

Utah has had the fastest-expanding labor force of any U.S. state since January 2010—a key ingredient for economic growth and one that provides an example for the nation as a whole......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 18th, 2019

Richmond Fed president says policies needed to entice people on sidelines back into workforce

In a speech focused more on the broader economy than immediate interest-rate policy, Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin told an audience in Raleigh, N.C., that the future growth of the labor force may depend on people currently on the sidelines. Barkin .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Companies Laying Off the Most Workers in 2018

Even though 2018 will be remembered as a strong year for the economy, with the jobless rate at a nearly 50-year low of 3.7% through November, there was still pain in the labor force. Of the companies........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 28th, 2018

Tips for changing how your business searches for staffers

Many small business owners are changing how they look for staffers because the tried-and-true methods may no longer work with a shrinking labor pool and changing work force demographics......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 19th, 2018

Why These Jobs Are Largely Held by People 55 and Older

The U.S. labor force is over 160 million strong. It includes those not yet out of high school, just starting their first job, as well as those old enough to qualify for Social Security and Medicare........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 14th, 2018