Tag Archives: Labor Department


New Jobs Added in January; Slow Climb Ahead

Slow and steady wins the race whether we like it or not

Labor Department releases latest jobs numbers.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Worker Productivity Beats Expectations, Pay Is Constant

Labor Department report shows worker output was up in the second quarter, but wage increases were sluggish

The most recent Labor Department report issued Wednesday reveals that despite better-than-expected business output the…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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December Jobs Report: Republican Chairman Says Obama Only Offers “Gimmicks”

The latest report on employment holds both good and bad news

The December 2011 Jobs Report American shows unemployment is in flux, showing signs of promise…

By Joyce Jones

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In the News: Jobless Rate Lowest in Over Two Years; Eddie Long’s Wife Withdraws Divorce Petition and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

By Sade K. Muhammad

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In the News: Unemployment Rate Dips for the Third Consecutive Month

The U.S. unemployment rate drops to 8.9% in February

The U.S. unemployment rate drops to 8.9% in February

By Janel Martinez

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

CBC applauds passage of youth jobs bill; Congress may miss farmers' deadline

With the passage of the $5.7 billion supplemental appropriations bill (HR 4899) on Wednesday, members…

By Joyce Jones

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African American Unemployment Rate Shrinks to 15.8%

Overall joblessness remains steady at 9.7%

The unemployment rate among African Americans improved slightly in February, shrinking from 16.5% to 15.8%…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Government Posting Wealth Of Data To Internet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday is posting to the Internet a wealth…

By Associated Press

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Black Unemployment Still High Despite Rate Decrease

Men, youth share disproportionate burden of joblessness

While the unemployment rate seems to be taking a slight turn for the better, in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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News Roundup: Week of Aug. 17 – Aug. 23

Gerber fined for discrimination; Nursing school gets grants

News Roundup: Week of Aug. 17 – Aug. 23

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Obama Issues Warning on Economy

Obama Pushes Congress to Adopt Stimulus Plan

President-elect Barack Obama warned of significant consequences if Congress doesn’t act quickly to boost the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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