WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s jobs report for December 2015: “While this report is better than expected, we know that millions of more Americans would be working today if the ...
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement on the November jobs report. "Today’s job report shows 211,000 jobs were added in November and the unemployment rate remained steady at 5%. While it’s welcome news more Americans have found work, we can do much more to kick this economy into high ...
Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Reduce Unemployment Like They Promised. The unemployment rate continues to be significantly higher than Democrats projected with their trillion-dollar stimulus.
Invisible Unemployment Remains Above 10 Percent for 59 Straight Months. Although the unemployment rate has fallen, when combined with those that have given up looking for work, the “invisible” unemployment rate remains above 10 percent.
Far More Adults Have Left the Workforce Than Found New Jobs. Under the Obama Administration, the ratio of adults in their early and prime working years that have left the workforce for every one that found new employment is more than 3:1.
Men in Their Prime Working Years Are Not Working. Millions of men in their prime working years are unemployed or have dropped out of the workforce.
The Unemployment Rate for African-Americans Is More Than Twice the Rate for Whites. Unemployment continues to disproportionately impact the African-American community.
Record Number of Americans Are Not Working. A record number of people are unemployed or have left the workforce.
Worst “Recovery” Ever for Long-Term Unemployed. In no other recession were there this many long-term unemployed. Source: