In the strongest showing since July 2016, the unemployment rate in the United States remained low in February as U.S. employers added 313,000 jobs to the economy.
Voters are saying health care is a top issue that should be discussed by candidates in the 2018 midterm elections, according to a poll from Kaiser Family Foundation.
Walmart on Thursday responded to recently passed tax reform that reduced the corporate tax rate to 21 percent, announcing its plans to raise the company’s starting wage, give employees one-time bonuses, and expand maternity and parental leave benefits.
Politifact on Tuesday said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) response to the Labor Department’s November jobs report last week, where she slammed Republican lawmakers, was a “stretch” and “mostly false.”
A Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin, one of the biggest critics of a deal bringing thousands of jobs to the state, only sought information on the “risks” of the deal before coming out in opposition, documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon show.
Employment is projected to grow by 11.5 million from 2016 through 2026, according to the latest projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Tuesday.
Jobless claims dropped to 222,000 this week, which is the lowest level seen in 44 years, the Washington Examiner reported.