Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
Category: Unemployment

CORY GOES COMMUNIST? Booker introduces bill to ‘guarantee’ employment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Leapfrogging from liberalism to socialism to full-on communism in pursuit of the Democrats’ 2020 presidential nomination, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) announced federal legislation on Monday to ‘guarantee’ employment in 15 employment-challenged United State regions. Booker’s three-year pilot program — the Federal Jobs Guarantee Development Act — would direct the Department of Labor to […]

Why the Republican tax plan can help put American youth back to work

By Randall Olsen, Director of the Center for Human Resource Research, The Ohio State University. House Speaker Paul Ryan talks about the GOP tax plan. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Republican lawmakers are set to vote this week on their tax plan after reconciling differences between the Senate and House versions and appear likely to meet their […]

Fewer Blacks, Hispanics Go Jobless Under Trump

More black and Hispanic Americans are getting jobs on President Donald Trump’s watch, the latest employment numbers show, although critics accuse him of ignoring such minority populations. … the president’s bold economic agenda,” White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told The Daily Signal in a written statement, adding: While overall unemployment in November remained at a […]

Median Incomes Rise For The First Time Since Great Recession

Median household incomes were higher in 2016 than ever before, surpassing a record set nearly two-decades ago in 1999, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Tuesday. Those in America’s middle class earned an average of $59,039 in 2016, up nearly $1,000 from the 1999 high of $58,655. The figures for 2016 mark the second […]

Ticked-off Christie accuses press of ignoring positive N.J. jobs news

Gov. Chris Christie visited the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies in North Brunswick to celebrate good news on the New Jersey jobs front, Save Jerseyans, but he had choice words for the assembled members of the media whom he believes go out of their way to ignore his Administration’s economic accomplishments. Love or loathe him, it […]

The Number of Young Men Not Working Has Doubled in 15 Years

Young men are working less and playing video games more, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research study published Monday. Men ages 21 to 30 years old worked 12 percent fewer hours in 2015 than they did in 2000, the economists found. Around 15 percent of young men worked zero weeks in 2015, a […]

Initial Jobless Claims Drop To Lowest Rate Since 1973

Initial jobless claims fell by 19,000 in the past week, the lowest level for initial claims since March 1973. The 223,000 initial jobless claim is just slightly higher than the 222,000 claims made in March 1973, according to the Department of Labor. The four-week average is now 234,250, which is a decrease of 6,2550 from […]

Civil Rights Leader: Illegal Immigrants Hurt The Black Community

Illegal immigration could harm members of the black community and their ability to get jobs, according to a black leader. Peter Kirsanow, a member of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, believes that illegal immigration and its effect on the black community, specifically men, don’t receive enough attention, reports the Daily Signal. “Black males are more […]

US Private Sector Adds 246,000 Jobs In Jan

The U.S. private sector added 246,000 new jobs in January, outpacing economists projections for the start of 2017. Economists polled by Reuters and Econoday originally expected the private employers to add between 140,000 to 200,000 jobs in January. Even the most robust estimates fell some 25 percent short of the realized private sector employment gains. […]

N.J.’s poverty rate takes on water while Atlantic City drowns, Census shows

The struggles of Atlantic City are well documented. Casino closures. The threat of bankruptcy. The recent state takeover. But while much has been made about the pain being felt by the city and its most famous commercial tenants, new data show its residents likely feel the sting more than most. Census data released last week […]

Report: Trump Reaches Deal With Carrier To Keep 1,000 Jobs In US

The incoming Trump administration has reached a deal with Carrier to keep about 1,000 jobs in the U.S. rather than outsourcing them to Mexico. Carrier, which manufactures air conditioners, attracted national attention in early 2016 due a viral video of the company’s employees reacting to the news they were getting laid off, with their jobs […]

Rutgers favors the long-dead over its loan-battered living

Yes, we routinely give Rutgers University’s administration a healthy dose of grief here at Save Jersey. Don’t feel bad; it’s all well deserved. Taking hundreds of millions of dollars in tax dollars to transform a legendary, historic institution into a liberal think tank is an act worth of derision. I’m also an alumnus of the […]