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Employment Statistics

Jobs Report: First Impressions

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

The nation's payrolls grew by 113,000 last month, once again dashing analysts' expectations for a stronger month of job growth and reinforcing the possibility of yet another slowdown in job creation.

Jobs Report: Deep Freeze in the December Jobs Market

Jared Bernstein | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Payrolls were up only 74,000 last month, the lowest job gain since January 2011 and suggestive evidence that the broader economic recovery has yet to reach the all-important job market.

Literal Truth and Claims of Fraud

Brad Reid | Posted 08.01.2013 | Business
Brad Reid

There is strong judicial support for freedom of contract and judicial reluctance to rewrite transactions, especially when no literal falsehood occurred. Assertions of implied falsehood are weaker than proof of an affirmatively stated falsehood.

Latest Job Statistics: Nation Improves, Illinois Lags Behind

suntimes.com | eNews Park Forest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The four-week state average for people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time in the past year reached 26,997 as of Dec. 26, an increase ...