employment


Jan 04, 2019

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – December 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 312,000 jobs in December 2018, beating expectations and the largest gain since February, while the U.S. unemployment rate…

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Nov 02, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – October 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 250,000 jobs in October, beating expectations, and the U.S. unemployment rate stayed the same at a 49-year…

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Sep 27, 2018

2018 Q2: Economy Grew At A 4.2 Percent Rate; Fastest Pace Since 2014 Q3 (Final Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its third and final estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2018, and announced that the U.S. economy…

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Sep 17, 2018

Proposed Labor Rule Would Protect Small Businesses, Encourage Expansion

For small business owners, expansion is a dream come true. Building that second location is exciting and rewarding — and risky. The need to lessen that risk is why small firms, particularly construction…

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