The extensive Job Gap as tremendous impact. According to the 2012 of the ILO report on Global Employment Trends(GET), the world facesa Global Job Gap of 600 million jobs.
Apple is Supporting 514,000 U.S. Jobs according to Apple itself. You can read the argument @ Apple. “Apple has made its first attempt to quantify how many American jobs can be credited to the sale of its iPads and other products, a group that includes the Apple engineers who design the devices and the drivers who … Continue reading
Many people are concerned about the labor that supports the creation of Apple products overseas, for instance at the enormous Foxconn facility in China. But look over here, Apple said today. Among manufacturing, transportation, app development and Apple’s own workforce, Apple estimated it supports 514,000 jobs in the United States. Nobody at Apple is running … Continue reading
In 2011, 30 states posted statistically significant unemployment rate decreases, the largest of which was in Michigan (-2.4 percentage points). Four additional states experienced decreases greater than 1.0 percentage point: Ohio (-1.4 points), Utah (-1.3 points), Oregon (-1.2 points), and Indiana (-1.1 points). The remaining 20 states and the District of Columbia reported annual average unemployment rates for 2011 that … Continue reading
It’s midnight on a Wednesday and I’m sitting at my keyboard after a 10-hour day trying to finish an article on whether Americans work too much. This is a prank, right? Sadly, it’s more like a typical day for most freelance writers, and we’re becoming part of the norm. With an increasingly competitive job market, … Continue reading
The Congressional Budget Office has released its updated 10-year budget and economic forecast. Actually, the CBO offers two forecasts. It has a baseline forecast, which assumes current law stays in place. It also has an “alternative” forecast which assumes current tax and spending policy stays in place as is—even if the law says it must … Continue reading