Even though the Trump administration has not been able to implement many of their deregulatory policies, the economic numbers released on Friday indicate there is some economic progress on the horizon. The Department of Labor reported that the number of employed Americans went up, the labor force participation rate increased slightly (0.1%) and added 220,000 […]
A key economic indicator is not the unemployment rate, but it is the labor force participation rate. NBC News correctly pointed out that the unemployment rate has fallen under Obama’s presidency, but ignored how the labor force participation rate is at its lowest point since 1977. If only journalists looked at key economic indicators, not […]
That’s not too encouraging: There were 94,517,000 Americans not participating in the labor force in June, a decline of 191,000 people from the previous month, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The bureau counts those not in the labor force as those who do not have a job and did […]
So much for this ‘living wage’ rhetoric, when people can’t get jobs to begin with. Photo by Chicago Workers Collaborative
Liberals and Democrats claim there is an economic recovery. So 94 million Americans not working is economic progress and recovery, along with a 38-year-low in labor force participation rate?!
Check out our latest infographic and let us know what you think:
Free Beacon with the latest on the U.S. economic outlook: A record-setting 52,209,000 women arecurrently not in the labor force. However, despite this statistic, foreign-born women seem to be doing quite well for themselves, at least compared to U.S.-born women, when it comes to employment gains. In fact, since 2007, all of the employment gains for […]
Thanks, Obama. The Free Beacon reported: 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).
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