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London-St. Thomas jobless rate falls to 5.3% in May

London’s jobless rate has fallen for the third month in a row.

Statistics Canada the London-St. Thomas unemployment rate fell to 5.3 per cent in May as 1,400 jobs were created. 203 more words


Nearly 102 Million Working Age Americans Do Not Have A Job

By Michael Snyder – Re-Blogged From Freedom Outpost

Don’t get too excited about the “good employment numbers” that you are hearing about from the mainstream media.  745 more words

GDP & Employment

Unemployment Rate Drops Below 4 Percent for First Time Since 2000

By Thomson/Reuters – Re-Blogged From Newsmax

U.S. job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some jobless Americans left the labor force. 719 more words

GDP & Employment

DataInsights - Q1 2018 Labour Force Rates

Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey findings indicate that the Halton labour force is in high demand and continues to outperform its neighbouring municipalities.

Halton Region’s unemployment during Q1 2018 was 4.2%, remaining lower than those witnessed in Q1 2017 (4.4%) and lower than the ten-year 2009-2018 average (5.2%). 85 more words

London-St. Thomas jobless rate rises to start 2018

The London-St. Thomas unemployment rate rose in the first month of 2018.

Statistics Canada says the local economy was stagnant in January with little change in jobs but an increase in the jobless rate. 300 more words


Jobless Claims Fall as Job Market Strengthens

By Thomson/Reuters – Re-Blogged From Newsmax

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a tightening labor market and strengthening economy at the start of the year. 346 more words

GDP & Employment

Jobs, Wages, and Growth

   By Bob Shapiro

I posted an article wondering why wages haven’t been going up faster, considering that the Jobs picture looks so good. Though many of you may agree with the article, I’d like to offer an alternative point of view. 605 more words

GDP & Employment