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Manufacturing Jobs Declined by 45,000 in 2016; Government Jobs Increased by 183,000

Terence P. Jeffrey, Jobs in manufacturing in the United States increased by 17,000 in December—the first post-election month—climbing from 12,258,000 in November to 12,275,000 in December, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even so, over all of 2016, manufacturing jobs declined by 45,000–dropping from 12,320,000 in December 2015 to 12,275,000

Obama Economy Continues to Struggle

Donald Lambro WASHINGTON — The declining, perpetually weak Obama economy is nearing the end of its eighth year, a testament to his failed policies that continue to plague the American people. The economy barely grew by a mediocre 1 percent in the first six months of this year, with economists saying it will likely slog

94,517,000 Americans Not in the Labor Force in June

Caroline May, Breitbart The number of Americans not in the workforce dipped last month but remained above 94.5 million, according to numbers released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The BLS reports that 94,517,000 Americans were neither employed nor made an effort to find employment — due to discouragement, retirement, schooling or otherwise —

U.S. Has Lost 191,000 Mining Industry Jobs Since September 2014

CNS News – by Terence P. Jeffrey The United States has lost approximately 191,000 jobs in the mining industry since September 2014 including approximately 7,000 that were lost in April, according to data published today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The coal mining industry alone has lost approximately 10,900 jobs since April of last

The Next Employment Crisis Is Here: Job Cuts At U.S. Companies Jump 35 Percent In April

Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse Should we be alarmed that the number of job cuts announced by large U.S. companies was 35 percent higher in April than it was in March?  This is definitely a case where the trend is not our friend.  According to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, U.S. firms announced 65,141 job cuts

37.2%: Percentage Not in Labor Force Remains at 36-Year High

 The percentage of American civilians 16 or older who do not have a job and are not actively seeking one remained at a 36-year high in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In December, April, and now May, the labor force participation rate has been 62.8 percent. That means that 37.2 percent were

Congrats on That Diploma. You May Not Need It.

 College graduation season is in full bloom, and this year American institutions will confer about 1.8 million bachelor’s degrees. As in the past, many of the best and brightest have, or will land, jobs requiring knowledge, skills and critical thinking — and will be paid good salaries. But increasingly, today’s college graduates face an uncertain

Walter E. Williams: Wage Discrimination

 “President Obama Vows Zero Tolerance on Gender Wage Gap,” read one headline. Another read, “Women Still Earned 77 Cents On Men’s Dollar In 2012.” It’s presumed that big, greedy corporations are responsible for what is seen as wage injustice. Before discussing the “unjust” wage differences between men and women, let’s acknowledge an even greater injustice

Unemployment Rate 7.8%- The Web's Most Complete Report

Initial Reaction and Election ImpactThe establishment report of +114,000 jobs was pretty much about what most expected. The four-month average is a mere 120,000 a month (a very weak set of establishment numbers for this point in a recovery).However, the household survey surprise shows the unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percent to 7.8%.On the