Thursday, September 11, 2014


Fox News | 5 years after Great Recession ended, stagnant pay remains economy's weakest link
The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay.
CNN Money | VA needs to hire 'tens of thousands' of workers
The beleaguered Veterans Affairs department is launching a major recruitment campaign to bring aboard legions of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. Plans are to also beef up the ranks of support staff, hiring for roles as diverse as chaplain, clerk, electrician, librarian and plumber.
Bloomberg | U.S. Jobless Claims Hit Two-Month High, Breaking Steady Decline
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week to a two-month high, interrupting a steady decrease to the lowest level since before the last recession.

Wall Street Journal | Worker Compensation Stalls in Second Quarter
Growth in worker compensation nearly stalled this spring as wages stagnated and health benefits fell.