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Hurricane Clean Up: Jobs for Americans

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Monster Storm Irma leaves devastation behind.

Bad Bureau of Labor Statistics September Report---Minus 33,000 Jobs

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Hurricanes Irma, one of three storms blamed for weak September jobs report.

Two Janitors’ Stories Show How High Immigration Leads to American Worker Displacement, and Creates Income Inequality

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Apple’s richest okay with their immigrant employees earning $16.60
hourly without benefits.

On Labor Day: Remembering Samuel Gompers Warning; ‘Lowest Possible Wage Workers’ will Overwhelm American Job Market

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Defender of American Workers, Gompers’ Memorial in D.C.

Silicon Valley Systematically Shutting Out American Minorities

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Report: In tech, Blacks, Latinos, Women under-employed.

April Bureau of Labor Statistics Report: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

President Donald Trump’s election encouraged economists that more jobs would soon be on the way. But the April Bureau of Labor Statistics report, while better than anticipated and only the second of the Trump administration, looked disappointingly similar to the uninspiring jobs data during President Obama’s two terms.

Omnibus, Obama’s Work-Permits-for-All Madness Dwarf December BLS Tedium

The biggest recent economic news isn’t the December jobs report as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Americans have long ago grown used to the consistently tepid reports, and the happy-face hype that invariably accompanies them.

November BLS: Another Ho-Hummer

The November Bureau of Labor Statistics report is the latest in a seemingly never-ending series of ho-hummers that included some marginally good news, but with plenty of bad mixed in.

Economists on June Bureau of Labor Statistics Report: ‘Certainly Disappointing’

While the White House boasts about the addition of 223,000 new jobs in June and the dip in the unemployment rate to 5.3 percent, some impartial economists interpret the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report (June) more critically.

Uninspiring April BLS Report May Include ‘Phantom Jobs’

From the April Bureau of Labor Statistics report, throw out everything except this: wages increased 0.1 percent. A three-cents-an-hour wage increase for employees on nonfarm payrolls to an average $24.87 does little to raise Americans’ standard of living, especially for those working the average 34.5 hours per week.

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