Bureau of Labor Statistics

Living On Minimum Wage: One Mother's Story
Shaniqua Davis, a fast food worker in New York City, talks about the struggles she faces trying to raise a family on the federally mandated minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Read more...
Cavuto And Huckabee Lie And Claim Sequestration Cuts Didn't Hurt Job Growth
Not content to only pollute the airways on the weekends with his own show, HuckaJesus showed up during Cavuto's hour on Fox to help him downplay and outright lie about the damage that sequestration has had on job growth. Read more...
America is now dotted with “temp towns” – places where it’s difficult to find blue-collar work except through a temp agency and where workers often suffer lost wages, no benefits and high injury rates. Read more...
The economic "recovery" just keeps getting worse for the average worker, with the biggest drop in hourly pay on record. Read more...
The U.S. economy added 165,000 jobs in April, which caused the unemployment rate to fall to a 4-year low at 7.5 percent. Read more...

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This morning, the much anticipated "Jobs Report" for October... the last Jobs Report before the election next Tuesday... was released as scheduled, revealing that 171,000 jobs were created last month, a strong jump from the "114,000 jobs" reported Read more...
After first taking a shot at the right-wing "jobs report truthers" and their latest conspiracy theory that the BLS somehow cooked the unemployment statistics - and now that it seems some of those lazy moochers are out there drawing paychecks just to Read more...
From this Sunday's Meet the Press, Robert Gibbs called out former GE CEO, Jack Welch for embarrassing himself along with the other "jobs report truthers" who were touting that there was some grand conspiracy theory at work with the latest report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even Chuck Todd had a few words about the fact that it's a "bad trend" when we've got conservatives out there getting traction with this nonsense. Read more...
The U.S. added 114,000 jobs in September, causing the unemployment rate to slip to 7.8 percent—a figure not seen since January 2009, when President Obama first took office. There were other unexpected nuggets of good news, too: numbers for Read more...
Gosh, I'm pretty sure that Angle never took that Dale Carnegie course. If this is the kind of crazy she says in front of questionably "friendly pr Read more...