Sunday, June 26, 2022

All posts tagged "labor department"

  • Productivity Slows to 1.2 Percent Rate in Q4

    Analysts are hopeful that companies will put more emphasis on increasing productivity as the labor market hits full employment and the pool of available qualified workers diminishes

    • Posted February 2, 2017
  • Hiring Picked Up in Just 3 states Last Month, Fell in 5

    In all of last year, half the states reported large job gains, while only two — Wyoming and North Dakota — lost a significant number of positions

    • Posted January 24, 2017
  • Labor Releases List of Employers Not Paying Holiday Bonus

    SAN JUAN—The Puerto Rico Labor Department revealed Friday that the agency received 944 requests from private employers for exemption in paying the holiday bonus, 20 less than those received in 2015. The requests were processed by the...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
  • Jobs Report Shows Trump to Inherit Solid but Uneven Economy

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. jobs report on Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor. Hiring is solid and the unemployment rate low. But longer-term problems...

    • Posted December 2, 2016
  • US Workers Gain jobs and Raises in Final Pre-Election Report

    WASHINGTON — Workers enjoyed their best pay raises in seven years last month as employers added 161,000 jobs, the government said in the last major snapshot of a slow but durable economy before Americans choose a new...

    • Posted November 4, 2016
  • Two in the Bush With 245a

    Trust politicians to go into spin mode when facing a crisis such as Puerto Rico’s smothering debt and steep economic decline. One recent example that comes to mind was the local jobs report circulated by the Puerto...

    • Posted October 10, 2016
  • US Claims for Jobless Aid Drop to Lowest Since Mid-April

    WASHINGTON– The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits last week felt to the lowest level since mid-April, another sign that workers are enjoying job security despite sluggish economic growth. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that...

    • Posted October 6, 2016
  • Unemployment at Lowest since May 2008

    SAN JUAN – The Labor Department said Friday that the adjusted unemployment rate for June stood at 11.2%, the lowest since May 2008, when it was pegged at 11%. The new rate is 0.8% less than in...

    • Posted July 22, 2016
  • US Job Openings, Hiring Fell in May

    Openings are well above where they stood before the Great Recession

    • Posted July 12, 2016
  • Pathstone Awarded Over $3M to Provide Services for Puerto Rico Farmworkers

    As part of combined $81M to provide training, housing assistance to seasonal workers

    • Posted July 8, 2016