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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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Unemployment Claims Rise to 3.3M in Wake of COVID-19

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Jobless claims in the U.S. rose to 3.3 million for the week ending March 21, CNN reports. This figure represents the highest number of initial jobless claims in history since the Department of Labor started recording the number in 1967. …

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VP Pence Pledges Tax Reform, Job Growth at NRF Summit

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Vice President Mike Pence recently spoke to more than 200 attendees at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual Retail Advocates Summit about the Trump Administration’s plans to cut taxes and initiate job growth. In his speech, Vice President Pence credited retailers with …

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