In 1956, amidst the fitful days leading up to the revolution, Sen. Marco Rubio’s parents left Cuba for the United States. Arriving here, they joined the wave of immigrants who would eventually populate Miami. Both took up jobs in the service industry: Mario Rubio as a bartender in hotels, and his wife Oriales variously as a maid, cashier, and stock clerk.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) cited a string of inaccurate economic statistics Wednesday in an attempt to cast doubt on the health of the economy during a speech at the National Action Network Conference.
Wages and salaries rose 0.9 percent in the third quarter, beating expectations and bringing the yearly increase in wages and salaries to 3.1 percent, the largest increase in a decade.
America’s growing population of men who do not work are also significantly disconnected from society, according to new research from Sen. Mike Lee’s Social Capital Project.
Despite 10-year-low unemployment, California took advantage of loopholes in federal regulation to keep more than 800,000 federal welfare recipients from having to work.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the June 2018 jobs report Friday, showing payroll employment was up by 213,000 and many sectors added jobs.
U.S. job growth accelerated in May and the unemployment rate dropped to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, pointing to rapidly tightening labor market conditions, which could stir concerns about inflation.
The average American is more optimistic about their ability to find a job under the Trump administration than at any point previously recorded, according to a new poll.
The Trump administration has announced plans to help states implement work requirements for Medicaid.