Unemployment Claims Drop To Lowest Number In 45 years

  Unemployment Claims Drop To Lowest Number In 45 years Henry Rodgers Political Reporter The total number of workers claiming unemployment insurance fell to the lowest level in 45 years, the Department of Labor (DOL) reported Thursday. In the first two weeks of 2018, the number of applications claiming unemployment insurance benefits dropped from 41,000 to 220,000, the lowest recorded number since Feb. 24, 1973, when the number was 218,000, the DOL reported. The numbers came out one week after the DOL announced the total number of workers who actuallyRead More

Emails Reveal GOP Senator Lobbied For Mexican Foreign Workers On Behalf Of Friend, ‘This Is Urgent’

  EXCLUSIVE: Emails Reveal GOP Senator Lobbied For Mexican Foreign Workers On Behalf Of Friend Alex Pfeiffer White House Correspondent Republican Arkansas Sen. John Boozman lobbied for low-wage Mexican foreign workers on behalf of a personal friend, emails obtained by The Daily Caller reveal. A Boozman staffer, Rebecca Caldwell, emailed the U.S. consulate in Monterrey, Mexico to ask for 80 workers needed for a farm in Arkansas. The emails were obtained through an open record request by the Immigration Reform Law Institute and provided to TheDC. Caldwell wrote in aRead More

U.S. Economy Added 220,000 New Jobs, Beating Wall Street Expectations

  June Jobs Report Beats Wall Street Expectations Ted Goodman The U.S. economy added 220,000 new jobs in June, according to the jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. The labor force participation rate rose incrementally from 62.7 percent to 62.8 percent during President Donald Trump’s fifth full month in office, continuing to trend at its lowest rate since the late 1970s. The 222,000 jobs figure beat Wall Street expectations of 175,000. The unemployment rate increased slightly from May, ticking up from 4.3 percent to 4.4 percent.Read More

Trump: Sprint will Bring Back 5,000 Jobs along with OneWeb’s 3,000

Trump: Sprint Called To Say They Are Bringing Back 5,000 Jobs by Ted Goodman President-elect Donald Trump said that leaders of Sprint Corporation just informed him that they are going to “bringing 5,000 jobs back to the United States.” Trump spoke briefly with reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday evening, when he delivered the news regarding Sprint. “We just had some very good news,” the president-elect told pool reporters. “I was just called by the head people at Sprint and they are going to be bringing 5,000Read More