Senate Republicans are looking to crack down on entitlement spending by eliminating double dipping in government unemployment and disability programs.
A record-setting 52,209,000 women are currently not in the labor force.
A record 56,209,000 women 16 or older did not participate in the nation’s labor force in July, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
A record 93,770,000 Americans 16 or older did not participate in the nation’s labor force in July, and the labor force participation rate remained at 62.6 percent, a 38-year low, according to data released Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The number of illegal immigrants in the United States totaled 11.3 million in 2014, outnumbering the 9.6 million Americans who were unemployed in the same year, according to data from Pew Research Center and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Presidential candidate and self-identified socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) expressed his concern over Americans who have dropped out of the labor force, saying “real unemployment is 10.5 percent,” at a presidential campaign rally in Portland, Maine, the Daily Caller reported.
Jim Clifton, the Chairman and CEO of Gallup, published an op-ed detailing his objections to the way the Federal Government calculates the unemployment rate today. The polling CEO believes the official unemployment rate does a poor job presenting a comprehensive picture of what the workforce looks like.
The CEO behind America’s greatest hamburger chain says that President Obama’s 40 percent minimum wage hike is a cynical political ploy that will hurt the poor and the middle class.