Posts with tag jobs-report

DESPITE STRONG JULY JOBS REPORT, IT’S STILL NOT TIME TO CELEBRATE

Guest Writer, August 11 2021

A few of Friday’s headlines set me off…

“July’s strong jobs report puts the Federal Reserve on track to slow its bond purchases.” 

“Unemployment rate drops to 5.4%, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.”

“President resists temptation to take a victory lap Friday following the release of strong jobs numbers.”

Give me a break (please)!

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Labor Day and Jobs

Bob Rinear, September 4 2021

I think that of all the Holidays we celebrate throughout the year, Labor Day is the least understood.  For instance, on the 4th of July we celebrate Independence Day. Everyone sort of knows the story. Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Memorial Day we acknowledge the fine servicemen and women who died defending our Nation. Most seem to know of all this.

But when it comes to Labor Day, I find an awful lot of folks, don’t quite know what it is they’re celebrating. So let’s take just a few minutes to remember what this is all about.

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