What Is Unemployment?

What Is Unemployment?
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on the first Friday of every month, the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a snapshot showing what the U.S. labor market looked like in the previous month. The report usually runs more than 30 pages, and is …
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Has unemployment gone up or down?
David Cameron and his opponent, acting Labour leader Harriet Harman, seemed to be reading from different sets of figures at today’s prime minister’s questions. The pair clashed heatedly, and repeatedly, over whether unemployment had gone up or down.
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Unemployment rate continues to drop
The unemployment rates in Grant County and the rest of the state are continuing to fall. Although Grant County still has the highest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Oregon at 7.8 percent, the rate has improved from 9.1 percent at this time last …
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Unemployment in Large Cities Falls During April
Yesterday the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Metropolitan Area Unemployment and Employment Summary for data collected April 2016. The BLS tracks 387 metropolitan areas unemployment across the United States.
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