Job-Related News

February 5, 2016

Unemployment data–January 2016 graphs: CBPP Chart Book

Baker, CEPR, 2/5/16

Gould, EPI 2/5/16  See graphs

Zero Hedge, 2/5/16 70% Of Jobs Added In January Were Minimum Wage Waiters And Retail Workers

Core Employment (Age 25-54) Still Below January 2000 Level, 3 Million Below 2007, Shedlock

For a cheerier report,  These 9 charts tell the definitive story of the US labor market Oyedele

See http://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/cpseea06.htm for full-time workers.

Witness Wednesdays, Stories of the Unemployed

Union membership rate in 2015 is 11.1 percent, unchanged from 2014 BLS, 1/16

The missing puzzle piece of the global economic recoveryis finally falling into place, Bird 6/15

State, Met. Area Employment and Unemployment Data, BLS

The Missing Piece of the Global Recovery

Interactive map: Unemployment rates by state, BLS

Interactive map: Job loss 1/15

Annual State-by-State Unemployment, Underemployment 2003-2012

At Amazon.com “cheap” comes at a very hefty price, Hightower 8/14

Report Uncovers the Real Costs of Outsourcing Public Services, JwJ 3/14

Do You Have Job Fear? What’s Why We Need Full Employment, Johnson CAF 8/13

Millions of Americans live in extreme poverty, Matthews, 5/13

The Missing Workers–How Many Are There and Who Are They?, Shierholz, EPI 4/13

Going Nowhere: Workers Wages since the Mid-1970s, TCF, 1/13

Are We Winning the War on Poverty? Landy, TCF 9/12

No Relief in 2012 from High Unemployment for African Americans and Latinos EPI, 2/12

How Do States’ Safety Net Policies Affect Poverty? Wheaton et al, Urban Instit, 9/11

Who Has Benefitted from the Post-Great Recession Recovery? Sum &McLaughlin 7/11

Jobs Missing in the Great Recession. 12/11

How Government spent your income taxes, National Priorities Project

International Unemployment Rates and Employment Indexes 2008-2009, BLS

The Stagnating Labor Market Jayadev & Konczal, Roosevelt Institute 9/10

The Good, the Bad and the ERGly, Stecker, NJPP 9/10

How America Can Create Jobs, Andy Grove, Intel, BW 7/10

SF Labor Council demands U.S. enforcement of treaties & laws ensuring Full Employment, Right to a Job & Union Rights, 3/10

How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America, D.Peck,, Atlantic, 3/10

Many highly profitable companies cut jobs in 2009, Orr, EPI 12/09

Unions and Other Community Groups Benefit Local Economic Development 8/09

The Great Recession of 2007-2009: Post WW II Record Impacts on Rising Unemployment& Underutilization Problems, Sum & al, 7/09

Welfare Aid Isn’t Growing as Economy Drops Off, NYT, 2/09

Why labor law doesn’t work for workers, Bacon [EFCA], 3/09

Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns, CEPR 3/09

Interactive map: Unemployment rates by stateConference Board Employment Trends Index

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: Job Quality in the United States over the Three Most Recent Business Cycles, Schmitt, CEPR, 11/07

Bridging the Gaps:A Picture of How Work Supports Work in Ten States, 10/07

No-Benefit Jobs Leave Parents Struggling, H. Boushey, Sojourners, S/O 07

Unemployment may depress immune function, 4/07

Data–employment, earnings, family income, hours, prices, unionization

Finding the better fit: Receiving unemployment insurance increases likelihood ofre-employment with health insurance, Heather Boushey

Ownership Society–Social Security Is Only the BeginningWray, Levy Inst.

U.S. workers enjoy far fewer vacation days than Europeans, EPI, 8/05

Injuries to All [workplace injuries]

Government Budget Calculator, CEPR

The Rise in Job Displacement, 1991-2004, Crisis in Manufacturing, CEPR, 8/04

See Job-Related News from October 2015

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