American Staffing Association Opposes Extending Unemployment Benefits

ASA Opposes Expansion of Unemployment Benefits American Staffing Association (12/06/12) Toby Malara Earlier this week, the White House and Congress made proposals on how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff-billions of dollars in government spending cuts and the expiration of tax breaks set to take effect in January. Although both plans focus mainly on tax […]

Unemployment Rate for September

Did you know? The unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent in September, and total employment rose by 873,000, following three months of little change. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 114,000. The big winners in job creation were healthcare, transportation and warehousing. Courtesy of the Bureau of Labor Statistics: