Tag: jobless claims report

How the US unemployment claims rate has fallen to an all-time low

The unemployment claims data in the US are at an all time low. In the first nine months of 2018, the rate was at 3.1% while in September it was at 4.3%. It is a figure that has remained remarkably consistent.And that has led the Trump administration to begrudgingly acknowledge that...

Why are women still struggling to get hired in tech?

In its first-ever report on the gender wage gap, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has found that while women still earn on average $13,400 less than their male colleagues, they still are underrepresented in leadership positions in tech.In its annual PayScale study, the BLS found that men make...