Stories tagged: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Idaho’s revised 2017 unemployment rate is 3.2 percent
Idaho’s unemployment rate was 3.2 percent for 2017, a slight revision from earlier estimates of 3.1 percent.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 per year
The largest two categories of America’s fastest-growing jobs offer some of the country’s lowest wages and weakest benefits.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Trump’s budget chief says Obama fudged jobs data – a claim officials, experts refute
WASHINGTON – Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump’s budget director, accused the Obama administration on Sunday of doctoring federal data to minimize the number of Americans out of work.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Tech sector contributes to Washington’s gender gap in earnings
Washington has a bigger wage gap between women’s and men’s earnings than surrounding states. The state’s tech sector is partly to blame for the disparity.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
Food prices are falling. How are shoppers benefiting?
Food prices are falling, but how is that translating to your grocery bill?
Fri., June 14, 2013
Low wages may be good for business, but who else?
Occasionally, we hear from the business community about the wonders of the business climate in Idaho. Usually, though, those praising the Gem State’s business-friendliness don’t point out that one of …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2009, 11:15 a.m.
Workplace suicides surge by 28 percent
Workplace suicides surged 28 percent last year, the Labor Department said Thursday, as experts said anxious workers watched colleagues depart in a rash of layoffs and faced survivor’s guilt.