Other nations of Europe have been pulling themselves out of economic despair, but France, thanks to socialism, is actually seeing their economy get worse. The French unemployment rate has climbed to a staggering 10.9%!
Target (TGT) plans to hire about 70,000 seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season, down about 20 percent from a year ago. The discounter is aiming to be more efficient in its hiring practices. The move to hire 18,000 fewer temporary holiday workers versus last year’s 88,000 comes as the Minneapolis-based chain saw that its […]
Can you find the government worker in this editorial cartoon?
Gallup Unemployment Rate Spikes from 7.9% to 8.9% in 20 Days! Sampling Error or Seasonal Effect? That’s quite a trend. The unemployment rate steadily rose a full percentage point in a mere 20 days. Gallup notes “Because results are not seasonally adjusted, they are not directly comparable to numbers reported by the U.S. Bureau of […]
An Ohio woman used 50 stolen identities to collect unemployment benefits in eight states, according to the inspector general (IG) of the Social Security Administration. Audrey Costar, 46, was sentenced to four years in federal prison for stealing identities over the internet and collecting $78,674 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.
The economy has seen an “unprecedented” number of long-term unemployed under the Obama administration, according to a liberal think tank, and economists say plans pursued by Democrats in Washington are unlikely to curb the problem.