Payrolls Up 288,000; Jobless Rate at 5.6%
- Payrolls Drop 663,000; Jobless Rate Up to 8.5%. // Bond Buyer;4/6/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33092, p2
The article reports on the decline on payrolls and employment conditions in the U.S. It states that March 2009 employment data shows little additional weakening as payrolls dropped another 663,000 and the January-February revisions totaled minus-86,000. It adds that hours and wages weakened,...
- Employment and Unemployment Developments, May 2004. // Employment & Earnings;Jun2004, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p1
Reports on employment and unemployment developments in the United States as of May 2004. Rise in nonfarm payroll employment; Number of unemployed persons; Industry payroll employment; Total employment and the labor force; Retail employment; Average workweek for production or nonsupervisory...
- News In Brief: Payrolls Plunge, Jobless Rate Up . Vekshin, Alison // Bond Buyer;12/10/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31281, p2
Reports on increased unemployment rate in the U.S. in November 2001. Decrease in payrolls outside the farm sector; Increase in job losses in the transportation sector; Revise of working hours.
- Non-farm Payrolls jump 274,000 in April. McConell, A1ison L. // Bond Buyer;5/9/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32128, p2
The article focuses on the increase of non-farm payrolls. April employment numbers came in stronger than expected as non-farm payrolls increased 274,000 to 133.3 million in April, while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.2%. The increase in payrolls followed March's upwardly revised...
- Average hours and earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls by major industry, 1964 to date. // Employment & Earnings;Sep99, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p44
Presents statistics on the average hours and earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls in the United States, by major industry, for the period 1964 to 1999.
- Pre-Model T Payroll. // Labor Law Journal;Jun53, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p447
The article looks at Ford Motor Company's first payroll for the week ending June 20, 1903 that totaled $85.23. It has been observed that the payroll presents no pattern in the order of names or the rate of pay and the number of hours of work per day and how the hourly rates of pay were settled...
- Employee wage laws present minefield to small businesses. Lewis, Sid // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/28/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p23
The author reflects on the employee wage law which are often violated by an employer. He said that under the federal Fair Labor Standards, it provides that all employees must be paid overtime and receive minimum wage which is $5.85 per hour. He cites some problematic areas faced by employers...
- News In Brief. Vekshin, Alison; Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;1/7/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31298, p2
Focuses on the unemployment level in the U.S. labor market as of December 2001. Statistics of the increase in unemployment rate according to data provided by the Labor Department; Percentage of expansion in wages in December 2001; Details of total hours worked by employees in December.
- Real average weekly earnings fall in July. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Aug2002, pN.PAG
Reports on the decline in real average weekly earnings of workers in the U.S. in July 2002. Composition of change in real average weekly earnings of production or non-supervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls; Factor which partially offset the decline in real average weekly earning.