U.S. labor market recovery is losing momentum as #COVID19 cases spike in recent weeks
Albanese insists Labor's values are sound amid Queensland fears
In building an economic team of academics, government workers and policymakers, Joe Biden is doing more than paying lip service to the notion of addressing economic inequality, work-life balance issues and discrimination in the labor market.
“We’re still not on strong footing,” @NatWestMarkets Managing Director & Chief U.S. Economist Michelle Girard says on the November jobs report. “The unemployment rate declined, but it declined because… the labor force participation rate went down.”
The U.S. labor-market rebound slowed markedly in November, indicating the surge in Covid-19 cases is hitting workers and curbing the broader economic recovery. But White House economic advisor Kudlow defended the economy despite the gloomy jobs report
Socialism is a scare word they've hurled at every advance the people have made. Socialism is what they called public power, social security, deposit insurance, and independent labor organizations. Socialism is their name for anything that helps all people. —Harry Truman, 1952
This Labor Day, let’s thank all those who've kept our country going this year—nurses, teachers, delivery drivers, food service workers, and many more. We can honor them by building our system back even better—so that essential workers are treated like it, pandemic or not.
It might be Labor Day weekend, but let’s all remember that we're still in the middle of a pandemic. Wear a mask, practice social distancing, and follow the experts. It’ll save lives.