Good news! A little.
Unemployment claims have declined to their lowest level in two and a half years.
Good news! Not awesome news, but good news nonetheless.
Despite adding 39,000 jobs last month, unemployment is up to 9.8 percent.
Velma Hart was laid off.
A job that prevents subways from colliding.
And he's staying at the Taj Mahal.
This is better than expected.
Unless you aren't a manager. And you live outside of Manhattan.
Less than 500,000 new people joined the unemployment line last week! (That's still pretty bad.)
No subsidies for health-care benefits for the newly unemployed.
Measure will also create positions for police officers, firefighters, and nurses.
We have a loooong way to go.
Private-sector jobs grew, but less than anticipated.
Private sector adds 8,300 jobs.
The job outlook is dismal.
The economy as a whole shed 125,000 jobs in June because of laid-off census workers.
Measure should pass when replacement for Byrd is selected.