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Who May Get a Boost From New Overtime Rules

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Moms Rising found that 3.2 million women could be covered by proposed changes to overtime rules, compared with 2.7 million men.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/08/12/who-may-get-a-boost-from-new-overtime-rules/?mod=WSJBlog

U.S. Job Openings in June Fall a Bit From Record Highs

Job openings registered at 5.25 million in June, down from 5.36 million in May.

The number of job openings in the U.S.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/08/12/u-s-job-openings-down-slightly-in-june/?mod=WSJBlog

Economists React to the July Jobs Report: ‘Will Keep the Fed in Play in September’

 ”A very high level of job gains are still centered in low-wage industries–health, restaurants and retail,” says Steve Blitz of ITG Investment Research.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/08/07/economists-react-to-the-july-jobs-report-will-keep-the-fed-in-play-in-september/?mod=WSJBlog

The July Jobs Report in 12 Charts

The U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs in July, continuing a steady expansion. Friday’s report from the Labor Department showed few changes from the prior month on a range of measures, including the unemployment rate, at 5.3%, and the labor-force participation rate.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/08/07/the-july-jobs-report-in-12-charts/?mod=WSJBlog

July Jobs Report – The Numbers

U.S. employers added a seasonally adjusted 215,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate held at 5.3%, the Labor Department said Friday.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/08/07/july-jobs-report-the-numbers/?mod=WSJBlog

5 Things to Watch in the July Jobs Report

The Labor Department releases July's employment report Friday. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal estimate nonfarm payrolls grew by 215,000 and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.3%. Here are five things to watch.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/08/06/5-things-to-watch-in-the-july-jobs-report/?mod=WSJBlog

Black Unemployment Falls Below 10%, Still Twice the Rate for Whites

Mario Polo, of Boston Market, left, talks to job seekers Herby Joseph, right, and Kingsly Jose, center, at a job fair in Sunrise, Fla., in June. 

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/08/04/black-unemployment-falls-below-10-still-twice-the-rate-for-whites/?mod=WSJBlog
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