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71% Entering Employment Came from Outside Labor Force Under Trump

Americans are coming out of not just unemployment, but from out of the workforce entirely at a rate higher under President Donald Trump than under the previous administration, according to a Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) report out Tuesday.

In this March. 6, 2019, photo Valarie Regas poses for a photo at Ponce City Market in Atlanta. Child care costs delayed Regas' return to the job market after she gave birth to her second child in 2012. Regas wanted to go back, but most of the jobs she found …

Former BuzzFeed Manager Publishes Scathing ‘Quiz’ After Layoffs

Former BuzzFeed manager Jason Sweeten created a BuzzFeed quiz, Monday, criticizing the company’s mass layoffs. The quiz, titled “Do You Still Have A Job At BuzzFeed?” calls for employees to unionize while mocking the company’s culture and practices.

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Laid Off BuzzFeed Employees Demand Company Pays Earned Time Off

Recently laid-off BuzzFeed employees, along with those still at the company, are demanding that the company pay them earned Paid Time Off (PTO), after it was alleged that only employees in California were being paid out for the benefits they had earned when laid off.

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Iran Enters Deep Recession, Admits 27% Unemployment

The government of Iran is prone to belligerent defiance about the resilience of its economy in the face of U.S. sanctions, but Radio Farda noted on Wednesday that even the dubious data officially released by Tehran depicts a country in “deep recession” with staggering unemployment rates.

Iran's saffron seeks global recognition

Donald Trump Interested in Immigration Reform Bill for More Workers

“I would love to see a big immigration bill where we really take care of the situation,” Trump said during an Oval Office bill signing ceremony to combat human trafficking. “We would like to see real immigration reform in this country because we need it, and it would be a beautiful thing.”

Workers check automobile parts at a factory in Wuhan, Hubei province