Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly; Wages Grow

The U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly from 4.6 percent to 4.7 percent, and the economy had a net gain of 156,000 jobs in December, according to a Labor Department report. The job growth was a bit less than economists expected. Friday's report also says wages grew around four-tenths of a percent or 10 cents an hour. Wages grew 2.9 percent over the last year, which is more than the rate of inflation.

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter