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March Madness: Report Shows 196,000 New Jobs, Unemployment Rate at 3.8%

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11:00am 4/5/2019 at 11:00am

The March jobs report showed a rebound with hiring as the economy added 196,000 jobs and the unemployment rate stayed low at 3.8%.

For 102 months, U.S. employers have added jobs, which makes it the longest streak.

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Ouch: Economy Only Added 20,000 Jobs in February

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:00am 3/8/2019 at 11:00am

Holy cow, what a drop off. The February jobs report shows the economy only added 20,000 jobs last month. Experts predicted 180,000 jobs.

However, the unemployment rate fell to 3.8%.

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Unions, Democrats Plead With Amazon in Open Letter to Return to NYC

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:00am 3/1/2019 at 11:00am
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Unions and Democrat politicians asked Amazon to come back to Long Island City, Queens, in an open letter in The New York Times. They wrote:

New Yorkers do not want to give up on the 25,000 permanent jobs, 11,000 union construction and maintenance jobs, and $28 billion in new tax revenues that...

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Above Expectations: GDP Increased 2.6% in Fourth Quarter

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/28/2019 at 3:00pm
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The gross domestic product (GDP) in the last quarter of 2018 grew 2.6%, which exceeded expectations. This is the first time since President George W. Bush that we had four straight quarters with GDP growth 2% and up.

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January Jobs Report Crushes Expectations With 304,000 New Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/1/2019 at 12:00pm
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The economy added 304,000 jobs in January, the 100th month in a row with growth. Experts predicted only 107,000 jobs in January.

Labor force participation (LFP) is the highest it’s been since 2014 at 63.2%.

Average hourly wages only grew by 0.1%, but overall it’s up 3.2% from a year ago. The unemployment...

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December Jobs Report Smashed Expectations With 312,000 Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 4, 2019 at 11:00am 1/4/2019 at 11:00am
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Economists predicted we’d only see around 176,000 new jobs in December 2018, but the jobs report showed employers added 312,000 jobs instead.

2018 also went out with a bang by averaging 220,000 new jobs every month, which is the best average since 2015.

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More Senior Citizens Have Entered the Fast-Food Job Market

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:00am 11/9/2018 at 7:00am
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Bloomberg has reported that more senior citizens have entered the fast-food market as those restaurant chains have actively aimed to recruit this age demographic.

Yes, the job market is tight, but the senior citizens have what teenagers lack: social skills and punctuality.

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Report: Blue-collar Job Growth At Highest Level In 30 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 6:30pm 9/9/2018 at 6:30pm

While everyone is focusing on anti-Trump derangement, the blue-collar job sector has been quietly bouncing back.  According to the Brookings Institution, blue-collar job growth is at its highest level since 1984.

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Failure: The $1.7 Billion Federal Job Corps Program Doesn’t ‘Demonstrate Beneficial Job Training Outcomes’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/30/2018 at 3:00pm
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The Department of Labor’s Job Corps program receives an annual budget of $1.7 billion dollars. You’d think a program that is a sacred cow to people on both sides of the aisle and with that budget pushes out success after success.

Nope. This Great Society program birthed by JFK’s brother-in-law R. Sargent...

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Consumer Confidence at Its Highest Since 2000

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/28/2018 at 3:00pm
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Overall the jobs reports during President Donald Trump have shown stellar economic growth with low unemployment and almost more jobs than job seekers. More jobs means more money for people, which means more money poured into the economy.

More news came out today as the research group The Conference Board

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Weekly Jobless Claims Dropped to Lowest Level Since 1969

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/19/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Labor Department reported on Thursday that weekly jobless claims in America has dropped to its lowest level since December 1969. Economists predicted 220,000, but the number is actually 207,000.

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Media Beclowns Itself Over Trump Jobs Report Tweet

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30pm 6/2/2018 at 7:30pm

The leftstream media went into full meltdown mode Friday after President Trump tweeted that he was looking forward to the jobs report.

With the speed of the ace reporters of yore leaping into action when an actual story breaks, they all leaped to their keyboards and tapped out stories about how Trump...

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Bernie Sanders Wants the Government to Give Everyone a Job

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:00am 4/24/2018 at 7:00am
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Bernie Sanders has a plan to put every American to work – for the United States government. Once again, Sanders thinks big government is the answer to a problem.

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U.S. Manufacturing Just Posted Best Year Since 2004

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 7:00am 1/4/2018 at 7:00am
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At a town hall meeting in 2016, then President Obama said of manufacturing: “Some of those jobs of the past are just not going to come back.”

With that in mind, it’s very interesting to learn that manufacturing in the United States is up. Way up.

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Great Jobs Report Bad News for Dems: Hispanic Unemployment Rate At Historic Low

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/10/2017 at 5:00pm
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Friday’s jobs report didn’t hold any good news for Democrats; the official unemployment rate remains steady at 4.9%.  The report also shows the jobless rate dropping among black people and historic jobless lows for Hispanics, with the Hispanic unemployment rate at 4.7%.

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Economy Adds 211,000 Jobs, Unemployment Drops to 4.4%

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/5/2017 at 2:30pm
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The U.S. economy received a huge boost in April after it added 211,000 jobs and unemployment dropped to 4.4%. That’s the lowest unemployment number since May 2007. From Fox News:

In an encouraging sign, the number of part-time workers who’d prefer full-time jobs has reached a nine-year low. That trend suggests that...

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Want to Work? ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe Has a Scholarship for You

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/29/2017 at 6:00pm
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Who doesn’t love Mike Rowe?! The Dirty Jobs star has become well known for his videos that encourage people to learn a trade and get to work. For the fourth year in a row, he has launched a scholarship for those who want to learn a certain

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