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America celebrates Labor Day – but are US workers winning?

US economy America celebrates Labor Day – but are US workers winning? As McDonald’s and others increase wages, some economists say the balance is shifting in favor of workers – but will it last?     Steven Greenhouse Mon 6 Sep 2021 04.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 6 Sep 2021 04.01 EDT   As […]

US adds just 235,000 jobs in August as Delta variant spreads

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US unemployment and employment data US adds just 235,000 jobs in August as Delta variant spreads Unemployment rate declines by 0.2 percentage points to 5.2% from 5.4% in July as employers cut back hiring plans Edward Helmore Fri 3 Sep 2021 11.49 EDT Last modified on Fri 3 Sep 2021 12.07 EDT The US economy […]

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