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In the week ending December 22, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 350,000, a decrease of 12,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 362,000. The 4-week moving average was 356,750, a decrease of 11,250 from the previous week's revised average of 368,000. continue reading »
The September jobless rate according to the Bureau for Labor Statistics dipped down to 7.8 percent from 8.1 percent in August. continue reading »
The nation’s July unemployment rate creeped up to 8.3% from the June rate of 8.2%. New jobs created came in at 163,000 for the month with most of the gains coming from the business services sector. continue reading »
This past week the House Appropriations Committee released the draft fiscal year 2012 Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill. The cuts proposed in this bill would cut funding for the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration nearly in half. continue reading »
The Labor Department announced that the unemployment rate in March fell to 8.8 percent, which is a two-year low. The labor report showed that businesses were adding employees at the fastest two-month pace since the recession began. continue reading »