Today’s labor report brought mostly good news for workers. First, private sector jobs grew by 215,000 from November to December. Second, U.S. companies reported a dramatic fall in the number of layoffs during December, a new report signals. Even more promising, the rate of layoffs in 2012 was the ...
[caption id="attachment_724" align="alignright" width="460"] Line at a job fair in New York, October 2011[/caption] On November 4, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis issued the following statement on the October 2011 Employment Situation report: “Our nation's labor market posted stable growth in the...