More Recovery and Reform, Please! The Employment Situation—December 2021

By FRANK STRICKER Here are four key points to consider about the December 2021 Jobs report. 1. Just Pretty Good.  This is not a bad job report. Even though we in the National Jobs for All Network believe it is a serious undercount, a 3.9% unemployment rate is historically quite a low official unemployment rate. And… Read More More Recovery and Reform, Please! The Employment Situation—December 2021

Unemployment Data – October 2016

OCTOBER 2016 Unemployment Data–the Full Count* (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.9%*[Analyses] White      4.3% African American 8.6% Hispanic 5.7% Asian**            3.4% Persons with a disability**   9.9% Men 20 years and over 4.6% Women 20 years and over 4.3% Teens (16-19 years) 15.6% Black teens 27.6% Officially unemployed 7.8 million… Read More Unemployment Data – October 2016

Unemployment Data – August 2016

AUGUST 2016 Unemployment Data–the Full Count* (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.9%*[Analyses] White      4.4% African American 8.1% Hispanic 5.6% Asian**                        4.2% Persons with a disability**   11.3% Men 20 years and over 4.5% Women 20 years and over 4.5% Teens (16-19 years) 15.7% Black teens 26.1% Officially unemployed 7.8 million… Read More Unemployment Data – August 2016

Unemployment Data – July 2016

JULY 2016 Unemployment Data–the Full Count* (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.9%*[Analyses] White      4.3% African American 8.4% Hispanic 5.4% Asian**                           3.8% Persons with a disability**   11.1% Men 20 years and over 4.6% Women 20 years and over 4.3% Teens (16-19 years) 15.6% Black teens 25.7% Officially unemployed 7.8 million… Read More Unemployment Data – July 2016

Unemployment Data – June 2016

JUNE 2016 Unemployment Data–the Full Count* (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.9%*[Analyses] White      4.4% African American 8.6% Hispanic 5.8% Asian**                           3.5% Persons with a disability**   12.1% Men 20 years and over 4.5% Women 20 years and over 4.5% Teens (16-19 years) 16.0% Black teens 31.2% Officially unemployed 7.8 million… Read More Unemployment Data – June 2016