Tags: Employment

BARACK OBAMA: This this morning we learned our economy created 223,000 new jobs last month. The unemployment rate ticked down again to 5.4%, lowest it's been in almost seven years. That's 3 million new jobs in past 12 months, nearly the fastest pace in over a decade. All told in 62 months in a row,…

White House: President Barack Obama and David Simon, the creator of HBO's The Wire, sat down to talk honestly about the challenges law enforcement face and the consequences communities bear from the war on drugs. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

With today’s strong employment report, we have now seen eleven straight months of job gains above 200,000—the first time that has happened in nearly two decades. We are also seeing nominal wage growth exceed the latest inflation readings, but additional steps are still needed to overcome the long-standing challenges affecting wages and family incomes. America…

Today, the White House Domestic Policy Council and the Curb Cuts to the Middle Class Initiative hosted the White House Summit on Disability and Employment. The Summit provided businesses, philanthropies, and disability advocates with information about new and existing Federal resources designed to help employers hire more individuals with disabilities, including the new Resource Guide…

The unemployment rate has fallen sharply over the past year, but that improvement is masking a still-bleak picture for millions of workers who say they can’t find full-time jobs. Now economists are wondering whether the elevated level of part-timers is a post-recession norm. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

The unemployment rate has fallen sharply over the past year, but that improvement is masking a still-bleak picture for millions of workers who say they can’t find full-time jobs. Now economists are wondering whether the elevated level of part-timers is a post-recession norm. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

With today’s report, America’s businesses extended the longest streak of private-sector job gains on record. The data underscore that six years after the Great Recession—thanks to the hard work of the American people and in part to the policies the President has pursued—our economy has bounced back more strongly than most others around the world.…

Send this to a friend