march jobs report

Unemployment rate rose to 5 percent from 4.9 percent
Many Americans remain out of the labor force, partly because many baby boomers are reaching retirement age. The percentage
The March jobs report provided some evidence that we are beginning to see the sort of labor market shifts from the ACA that would be expected. First, voluntary part-time employment in March increased by 230,000 to 18.9 million. The key word here is "voluntary."
Pelosi was referring to the fact that private-sector payroll employment reached 116 million in March, beating its December
The two charts below tell the whole story: The first shows the rebound of the private sector. The second the non-rebound
And surveys by the Institute for Supply Management, a group of purchasing managers, showed that both manufacturing and service
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, as the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics
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We're experiencing the burden of austerity economics and the continued scourge of widening inequality. Both are squeezing average Americans. Yet it's impossible to have a buoyant and sustained recovery without a large and growing middle class.
Job creation slowed in the same month federal policymakers pursued significant budget cuts known as sequestration, the latest
This deceleration in job growth and deterioration in labor force participation looks a lot like what you'd expect if you hit a still weak recovery with the repeal of the 2 percent payroll tax break and the sequester.
With Congress focused on cutting the federal budget deficit, the Federal Reserve has been doing much of the heavy lifting
If we had lost jobs in March, I would join the choruses of "this is not good" comments across the media spectrum, but to go into such a tailspin over a report that indicates our country once again gained jobs (although 83,000 less than some predicted) is ridiculous.
The jobs report released on Friday showed that the U.S. only added 120,000 jobs last month-- far lower than the predicted
As most Americans basked in the warmest, sunniest March in half a century, economists stared at the skies with dread: Could
President Obama will claim the economy is improving -- and, technically, it is. Growth this year will most likely average around 2 percent. The problem is, most Americans aren't feeling it in their paychecks.
Payrolls surprised to the downside in March as employers added only 120,000 jobs on net, well below the almost 250,000 average monthly gains of the past three months and the smallest net gain since last October.