Bureau of Labor Statistics
WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday. The increase is among the smallest since automatic adjustments were adopted in 1975. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January. Preliminary figures suggest a benefit increase of […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Without even thinking, Joe Ortner rattles off a list of items on his family’s dairy farm that could kill you: 1,000 gallons of diesel, 500 gallons of gas, cleaning chemicals in the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has spared a program that provides tuition aid to active duty military from the budget knife. The House cleared a massive spending bill that includes a provision restoring the program for the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps.
CHICAGO (AP) – A leading job placement firm says retailers last month hired a record number of seasonal workers. Challenger, Gray and Christmas says its analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Wanted: A few good recruits to serve coffee and help combat terrorism at 30,000 feet. American Airlines said Wednesday that it will post job openings for 1,500 flight attendants next month. […]
(AP) – The unemployment rate’s sharp fall in September, reported a month before the election, led some Republicans to question whether the numbers had been manipulated to benefit President Barack Obama. Current and former officials […]