Tuesday October 20, 2020
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 7/04/10
On Friday, July 2, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that 125,000 jobs were lost in June. While the official unemployment rate fell from 9.7% in May to 9.5% in June, this was due to the 650,000 people gave up looking for work and were no longer counted as unemployed.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/25/10
On June 24, Republican Senators, along with Nebraska Democrat Ben Nelson blocked a vote on extending Federal Unemployment Insurance benefits. After the 57-41 vote to end debate (60 votes are needed in the Senate to stop arguing and start voting), Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid of Nevada pronounced the measure dead.
BY Tracy Molm | Minneapolis, MN | 6/15/10
Today 25 staff, faculty, graduate and undergraduate held a press conference to speak out against the University of Minnesota administration’s continued attempts to push budget cuts onto students and the lowest paid staff at the U.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/07/10
On June 4, the Department of Labor reported that there were 431,000 more jobs in May than the month before. But almost all of these new jobs were temporary workers hired for the 2010 Census. Only 41,000 jobs were added by businesses, down sharply from the 218,000 private sector job gain in Apri
BY Masao Suzuki | San Bruno, CA | 4/04/10
n March, 162,000 new jobs were created, according to a monthly survey of businesses taken by the Labor Department. This was the largest number of new jobs created in a month in three years.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Bruno, CA | 2/10/10
On Feb. 5 the Department of Labor released their report on the January 2010 job market. The good news in the report was that the official unemployment rate fell from 10.0% in December to 9.7% in January.
BY Adam Price | United States | 1/08/10
On Friday, Jan. 8, the Labor Department reported that 85,000 more jobs were lost in December of 2009. This was much worse than mainstream economists predicted and shows that another ‘job-loss’ recovery may be underway.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/13/09
As most know, members of SDS at the University of Minnesota are facing student conduct code charges for dropping banners at freshman convocation on September 3rd of 2009.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 10/26/09
Within the last few years Newark, New Jersey and nearby communities have been devastated as thousands of homes have been foreclosed and tens of thousands made homeless.
BY Jacob Flom | Milwaukee, WI | 10/20/09
Since the near collapse of the banking system, Americans have paid billions to banks that are now making record profits. Meanwhile, students, workers and homeowners are facing unforgivable unemployment, homelessness and debt.
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