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Topic - bureau of labor statistics
Longtime Bureau of Labor Statistics study shows how Americans born 27 years ago have studied, worked and loved.
The unemployment rate is down, and that's bad news. Last week's report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the unemployment rate dropping to 6.7 percent in December, down from 7 percent in November, with only 74,000 new jobs created by the economy in the month.
President Obama's rapid plunge into economic-, fiscal- and foreign-policy chaos has dealt a huge political blow to his long-troubled presidency.
Male immigrants, including illegals, have a significantly lower unemployment rate than American-born men, according to a new report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
There has been a disturbing increase in America's suicide rate and our job-scarce economy may be one of the reasons why.
A new report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that the United States has one of the highest unemployment rates in the industrialized world, only second to Sweden.
President Obama's decision to name Jack Lew, his chief of staff and former budget director, to be his Treasury secretary sent a depressing signal that the economy and jobs won't be his highest priority in a second term.
When conspiracists suggested Friday that the Obama administration had engineered a sharp drop in unemployment to aid President Barack Obama's re-election, the response was swift.
Sasquatch might as well have traipsed across the White House lawn Friday with a lost Warren Commission file on his way to the studio where NASA staged the moon landing.
It says a lot when a government jobs report is so out of line with reality that no thoughtful person can take it seriously. At best the new unemployment number is a fluke; at worst it is the product of partisan hacks.
After a poor June jobs report, Maryland has lost more jobs in the first six months of 2012 than any other state in the nation, according to numbers released from the U.S. Department of Labor.
This latest recession started in December 2007. Since the Great Depression 75 years ago, recessions in America have lasted an average of 10 months, with the longest previously lasting 16 months, not counting this latest spooky downturn.
President Obama announced two weeks ago that "the private sector is doing fine." Though he later backpedaled from this remark, he stood by his fundamental contention that the private sector was creating large numbers of jobs, and that more money needed to be spent by the government to keep up the public-sector pace.
At first glance, the latest jobs report for the month of April shows some promising signs: 115,000 jobs created and a lower official unemployment rate, albeit only by one-tenth of a percent. Unfortunately, things are not always what they seem and, in this instance, a closer look reveals something much different.
In March, 120,000 jobs were created, while more than 330,000 people dropped out of the workforce. For self-serving reasons, the Obama administration spins this as good news.