Tag: unemployment

N.J. saw 155,454 new unemployment claims last week

By Matt Rooney _ The strongest job market in a generation is officially over, Save Jerseyans. On Thursday, the New Jersey Department of Labor released awful new employment data; among the eyebrow-raising revelations was the 155,454 initial unemployment claims (not Read More

JOBS: New Jersey’s workforce declined again in June ’19, this time by 4,000

TRENTON, N.J. – All is not well in Phil Murphy’s New Jersey, and Sanctuary Statehood is just the tip of the iceberg. According to a new analysis released Friday by Garden State Initiative (GSI), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, New Jersey added Read More

2.5 years after predicting a Trump economic meltdown, how does Krugman still have a job?

By Matt Rooney _ Unemployment is now at a 49-year low mark (at 3.6% for April 2019) with 263,000 new jobs having been created last month. The last time it was lower? December 1969 when it was 3.5%. The average Read More

REPORT: New Jersey’s job market is in worse shape than it appears

TRENTON, N.J. — The United States economy is roaring and helping Americans find jobs but, here in New Jersey, there is weakness beneath the surface. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently celebrated New Jersey’s 4.2% unemployment Read More

GOP Congressman urges Trump to reconsider tariffs in light of excellent jobs report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.85% last month as non-farm payrolls rose (seasonally adjusted) by a whopping 223,000. That’s the lowest its been in half of a century; the regular unemployment rate has only been this Read More

It’s Time To Ask The Left: “What Are You Still Resisting?”

By Matt Rooney _ Here’s a little morning mediation for you, Save Jerseyans: The U.S. unemployment rate is now at 3.9% and, more critically, the so-called underemployment rate (U6) fell to 7.8%. Black and Latino unemployment rates are also falling Read More