Labor Report for July 2017

On August 4, 2017, Labor Department released employment numbers for July of 2017, and in many areas, the news was better than anticipated. This had the associated positive effect on Wall Street on Friday, with the Dow Jones closing at … Read More

May 2017 Unemployment Report

The May 2017 jobs report, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in early June, showed lower numbers for non-farm jobs and slightly lower unemployment, despite a slowdown in hiring, in what has historically been a lackluster month. Job Growth … Read More

March 2017 Jobs Report

Good and Bad in the March Employment Reports The job reports for March, 2017 provided both positive and negative news for both employment and for the economy. The Bad News From a short term perspective, the news was less than … Read More