Tag: Bureau Of Labor Statistics

Unemployment Rate for Blacks Increases During Trump Presidency

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report, in February, President Donald Trump’s first full month in office, the overall unemployment rate decreased slightly to 4.7 percent, compared to 4.8 percent in January, and 235,000 jobs were added to the economy.The gains in employment have occurred in…

Law Still Allows Many to Earn Well Below Minimum Wage

In the most recent indication that the perception and treatment of people with disabilities is changing for the better,Goodwill Industries last month ended its program that allowed people with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage. The company, founded 70 years ago, was created to provide jobs for people…

Restaurant 'Fires' Customer in Support of Employee with Disability

A restaurant owner in Anchorage, Alaska, has “fired” one of her customers following his disrespect and mistreatment of an employee who has autism. P.J. Gialopsos, owner of Little Italy Restaurante, said that an irate customer called the restaurant last month complaining about the service of its delivery drivers. Gialopsos’s daughter,…