Economists, analyzing government data, estimate about 4 million fewer people are in the labor force than in December 2007, primarily due to a lack of jobs rather than the normal aging of America's population.
Source: Chicago Tribune | Chicago |
September 20, 2012
The restaurant has agreed to include a statement of respect for all sexual orientations in an internal document and promised that its not-for-profit arm would not contribute money to groups that oppose gay marriage.
Source: Detroit News | Michigan |
September 19, 2012
The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency answered less than 10 percent of more than a million calls to its customer service lines in August, even as the agency gets ready to lay off more of its staff.
Gov. Nathan Deal and much of the business community contend that there is no drought. The state's resistance to more drastic measures stems from its desire to protect its business-friendly image, critics say.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Georgia |
September 7, 2012
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler is defying Washington by refusing to restart jobless benefits to seasonally unemployed teachers and bus drivers, setting up a showdown between state and federal officials.
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