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Government again facing scrutiny over jobless claims

by Matt Lacy –   For the second time in less than a week the government is facing scrutiny and criticism over its job reporting after a new report omitted data from a large state.   On Thursday, the Labor … Continue reading

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Real unemployment over 19 % in 7 Colorado counties

A startling new letter from the Colorado Labor Department has revealed there are seven counties in the state where over 19 percent of the residents are “not employed.”   The Colorado Observer obtained a letter through the Colorado Open Records … Continue reading

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Record number of Americans “not in labor force”

  by Jack Minor –       Last week’s unemployment numbers revealed the dire straits facing the U.S. economy after it was revealed that almost 89 million Americans are not in the workforce, a record high.       … Continue reading

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Unemployment Up Unexpectedly

By staff reports  – New applications for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week.  Initial claims for state benefits rose to 412,000, up 27,000, for the week ending April 9th.  In addition, claim numbers for the previous week were revised by the … Continue reading

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