Unemployment Data–JULY 2020

JULY 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment may be understated by up to 1%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 10.2%* [Analyses] White      9.2% African American 14.6% Hispanic 12.9% Asian¹           12.0% Persons with a disability¹   14.3% Men 20… Read More Unemployment Data–JULY 2020

Unemployment Data–JUNE 2020

JUNE 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment may be understated by up to 1%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 11.1%* [Analyses] White      10.1% African American 15.4% Hispanic 14.5% Asian¹           13.8% Persons with a disability¹   16.5% Men 20… Read More Unemployment Data–JUNE 2020

Unemployment Data–MAY 2020

MAY 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 13.3%* [Analyses] “The BLS determines how many people are unemployed based on a household survey. Survey interviewers misclassified several furloughed workers as being “absent from work due to ‘other reasons,’” according to the BLS. That’s the same category of workers who’d be… Read More Unemployment Data–MAY 2020

Economic Justice, Jobs for All, and the Coronavirus Pandemic

View this email in your browser Economic Justice, Jobs for All, and the Coronavirus Pandemic Dear Friends and Partners in the Advocacy of Jobs for All, We write to you at this time of national crisis–with compassion and hope for your safety and the future of our country. This dreadful Pandemic is plaguing a nation… Read More Economic Justice, Jobs for All, and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Unemployment Data–APRIL 2020

APRIL 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 14.7%* [Analyses] White      14.2% African American 16.7% Hispanic 18.9% Asian¹           14.5% Persons with a disability¹   18.9% Men 20 years and over 13.0% Women 20 years and over 15.5% Teens (16-19 years) 31.9% Black teens 28.0%… Read More Unemployment Data–APRIL 2020