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Report: U.S. Adds 75,000 Jobs in May 2019

According to the latest numbers released by the U.S. Department of Labor, while unemployment remained at 3.6%, the U.S. added only 75,000 new nonfarm payroll jobs in May 2019. read more

Y/Y Average Earnings Growth Surpasses 3% for 7th Straight Month

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, wage gains hit their highest mark since April 2009, at 3.4% year over year, while the year over year average hourly earnings growth surpassed 3% for seventh consecutive month. read more

Unemployment Rate Declines to 4.6% in November

The unemployment rate declined to 4.6% in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. read more

What White-Collar Employers Are Forgetting About the New Overtime Rules

Kimberly Siegel

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) — it isn’t just for blue-collar workers anymore. Starting December 1 of this year, any employee who is paid less than $47,476 per year — even full-time, salaried workers — could be eligible for... read more

Labor Productivity Stalls, Could Impact Fed’s Decision on Interest Rates

Nomfarm business sector labor productivity decreased at a 0.5% rate in Q2/16, which, according to the Wall Street Journal, could keep the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates. read more

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