June 22, 2018

Booming: Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since the Nixon Administration – VIDEO

Tax reform may not be generating the drumbeat of positive headlines that it once was, but the progress and successes it has created continue to pile up.  Walgreens has affirmed a $100 million investment in raising employees’ wages thanks to the GOP-passed law, as McDonald’s unveils new education benefits, also to the tune of nine […]

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since 1969.

WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since December 1969, offering fresh evidence of health in the labor market. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., declined by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 210,000 in the week ended Feb. 24, the Labor […]

Fewer Blacks, Hispanics Go Jobless Under Trump.

More black and Hispanic Americans are getting jobs on President Donald Trump’s watch, the latest employment numbers show, although critics accuse him of ignoring such minority populations. The White House, not surprisingly, is happy to tout the results. Unemployment among blacks declined from 8 percent one year ago to 7.3 percent in November, according to […]

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