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7.4M job openings in U.S. as of Feb. 28, Labor Dept. says 5.7M Americans got new jobs in March 5.5M were "separated" The "quit rate" - it's a sign of economic confidence when you quit your job - was 3.4M (2.3% of labor force) (typo corrected)

Just occurred to me that this is a really significant strike of 1,100 workers but if there were 101 fewer workers involved then the strike would not count in Labor Dept work stoppage data. It’s unfortunate that this is how my brain works now

On this week's #OrderofBusiness ... 1. The Amazon union vote count continues in Bessemer, Alabama. 2. Thursday, the U.S. Dept. of Labor releases weekly jobless claims data. 3. All week long, @NBCNews  takes a look at how the pandemic has changed the American Worker.

Job growth boomed in March as stronger economic growth and an aggressive vaccination effort contributed to a surge in hospitality & construction jobs, the Labor Dept reported Friday. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 916,000. The unemployment rate fell to 6%.

🚨 Big jobs report: 916,000 jobs added back in March. Unemployment rate dropped to 6% per the Labor Dept. “Job growth was widespread in March, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, public and private education, and construction.”

Some good news on women returning to work... via @emilypandise  492,000 women rejoined the workforce between Feb and March, per the Labor Dept.

U.S. added 517,000 jobs in March says ADP; forecast comes two days ahead of official Labor Dept. data

Dept. of Labor: Banking issue caused delay in unemployment supplemental payments

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JUST IN: For the fifth week in a row, millions of American workers applied for unemployment benefits. First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 4.4 million the week ending April 18, after factoring in seasonal adjustments, US Dept. of Labor says.

Kudlow Tuesday: “tax cuts, deregulation, fair trade, energy revival - a splendid, fast-growing economy. Why would you want to unwind that?” Labor Dept Thursday: another 1M Americans file for unemployment, as in every week but one since March pre-Trump single-week record: 700K

Dept of homeland security made the right decision by not expanding h2b worker visas American workers sidelined by coronavirus shldnt hv 2compete w cheap foreign labor/temp foreign workers for job Now is no time to increase visas

On the day paid sick leave from the relief package was to go into effect, the Dept. of Labor released rules to deny millions the ability to take it. It's unconscionable. My PAID Leave Act would give all workers access to their wages during this crisis.

250,000 jobs created last month per the Labor dept. A record for October jobs creation. *US unemployment remains at a 50 (fifty) year low. If this doesn’t sway undecide/independent voters in the mid terms, these people should come clean and admit they’re partisan “Anti-Trumpers”

Better than expected jobs September jobs ⬆️ 230-k jobs added to the economy vs estimate of 185-k this Friday September jobs report from labor Dept & our special coverage #Jobs 

This is horrifying. Trump's Dept. of Labor wants to enact a rule allowing restaurant bosses to control tips given to their workers. An analysis found the rule would take billions of dollars from servers, so the DoL hid the study from the public.

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Trump winery asks labor dept'>Trump Labor Dept. for permission to hire foreign workers

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