The Trump administration has announced plans to help states implement work requirements for Medicaid.
Forty-two percent of businesses surveyed said they expect the current employment market to trend up in 2018, according to a survey from Express Employment Professionals.
The unemployment rate in December remained steady at 4.1 percent while the number of employed Americans grew by 104,000, according to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
More than $1.6 billion in unemployment insurance benefits was paid to individuals who did not seek work in fiscal year 2016, according to an audit from the Government Accountability Office.
The unemployment rate for all Americans remained steady in November at 4.1 percent, which is the lowest level seen in 17 years, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A massive surge in Medicaid enrollment is leading to an increase in government dependency and crowding out funding for those vulnerable individuals who truly need the program, according to a report from the Foundation for Government Accountability.
Cutting the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, as President Trump’s plan proposes, is projected to create more than 587,000 full-time jobs, lift wages by more than 2.5 percent, and lift GDP by 3 percent, according to a report from the Tax Foundation.
The number of employed Americans hit a record high of 154,345,000 in September, according to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
More Americans entered the labor force in August while the participation rate remained steady, according to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The unemployment rate for young people aged 16 to 24 years old looking for summer work declined to a 17-year low, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.