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Thanks Obama: Labor Day Weekend Brings More Excellent News About Jobs (IMAGES)

Thanks Obama: Labor Day Weekend Brings More Excellent News About Jobs (IMAGES)

Despite constant Republican obstruction, the U.S. employment picture continues to improve.

by Wes Williams· · News
Bad News For Republicans: Obamacare Still NOT A Job Killer As 217,000 Jobs Added In May, Healthcare Adds The Most

Bad News For Republicans: Obamacare Still NOT A Job Killer As 217,000 Jobs Added In May, Healthcare Adds The Most

Obamacare has not only strengthened America’s healthcare system, it has strengthened the economy as well.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Congress on vacation… cartoon @LAProgressive.com

Do-Nothing House Of Reps. Will Do Even Less In 2014 As Work Days Are Reduced

The U.S. House calendar for 2014 has been released, days in which the body is in session have been reduced from 126 to 113.

by Wes Williams· · News
Graph from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Does Increasing The Minimum Wage Increase Unemployment? 60 Years Of Data Says ‘No’

Contrary to Republican claims, a higher minimum wage does not increase unemployment. In fact, the result is often quite the opposite.

by Wes Williams· · News
New Study Demolishes Right-Wing Mantra About The ‘Lazy’ Unemployed

New Study Demolishes Right-Wing Mantra About The ‘Lazy’ Unemployed

Unemployed people waiving benefits saved the government upwards of a billion dollars during the recession.

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Revised Data Shows Job Growth Under Obama

Revised Data Shows Job Growth Under Obama

The Bureau Of Labor Statistics released a revised job numbers report Thursday that reveals there were 386,000 more jobs created since 2011 than had been previously counted.

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