Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Was 793,000, A Decrease of 19,000


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 11, 2021)---- today unemployment report  ending February 6, reported that seasonally adjusted initial claims was 793,000, a decrease of 19,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 33,000 from 779,000 to 812,000. The 4-week moving average was 823,000, a decrease…

Jobless claims filed 779,000 new unemployment claims last week


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 4, 2021)---the weekly unemployment job claims  report was released from the U.S. Department of Labor Thursday.  As expected layoffs and job losses steadied, but remained at historically elevated levels during the China's ongoing pandemic.  Below are the report, compared to consensus estimates compiled by Bloomberg: Initial jobless…

“President Biden to Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 25, 2021)--today, while many American businesses are on the brink of having to close their doors because of the crises that our country faces, President Biden will sign an Executive Order to support manufacturers, businesses, and workers to ensure that our future is made in all of…

“U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PUBLISHES GUIDANCE ON EXPIRATION OF PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR CORONAVIRUS”


WASHINGTON, DC (January 5, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) today announced additional guidance to provide information to workers and employers about protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA’s paid sick leave and expanded family and medical…

President Trump Signed Into Law Three Years Ago Today the Historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act


WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 22, 2020)---today, Vice President Mike Pence tweeted: [embed]https://twitter.com/Mike_Pence/status/1341398985064505344?s=20[/embed] The Trump Administration achieved one of its top legislative  goals by enacting the first comprehensive tax reform legislation in over 30 years.  The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) delivers tax cuts to lower- and middle-income families and makes…

Labor Report Impacted By Second State-by-State COVID-19 Lockdown


WASHINGTON, D.C.---today the Bureau of Labor and Statistics release the November employment report.  Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 245,000 in November, and the unemployment rate edged down to 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These improvements in the labor market reflect the continued resumption of…