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U.S. Economy Adds 467,000 Jobs in January

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In light of an influx of omicron infections, U.S. employers added 467,000 jobs in January, surprising experts who predicted only a slight increase in job additions. In the retail trade, employment rose by 61,000, with building and garden supply stores …

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3 Basics of Ladder Safety

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, ladder accidents cause around 160,000 injuries and 300 deaths each year. If you sell ladders in your operation, share these ladder safety tips and product knowledge with your customers to position yourself as …

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3 Takeaways From the May Jobs Report

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the economy added 559,000 jobs in May, reducing the national unemployment rate to 5.8 percent. Notable job gains happened in public and private education, hospitality and health care. Take a deeper dive …

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 13.3% in May

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a report Friday showing the U.S. economy gained 2.5 million jobs in May, bringing the U.S. unemployment rate to 13.3 percent for the month, lower than April’s unemployment rate of 14.7 percent. Friday’s …

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

The U.S. economy lost 20.5 million jobs in April, as many businesses either curtailed service or closed their doors indefinitely amid COVID-19. The decline in jobs is the largest since the government began recording employment data in 1939, reports CNN. …

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