The U.S. has been producing jobs at a faster clip since the last few months of 2012, but a string of new economic reports appear to suggest hiring may have slackened off in early spring. The U.S. likely added about 190,000 net jobs in March, according to a MarketWatch poll of economists. Unemployment probably remained unchanged at 7.7%.
Why Friday’s Employment Report Has to Be Strong
What the market is going to want here is a solid jobs number that is also
What to Expect From the February Employment Report
Valentin Marinov, head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, and Ewen Cameron Watt, BlackRock Investment Institute senior director, preview the February employment report. They speak with Bloomberg's David Westin, Alix Steel and Jonathan Ferro on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
June U.S. Employment Report Shows Solid Trends
The latest U.S. job numbers are in, and they give cause for confidence in the employment market and the economy. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp breaks down June's report. #californiaemploymentdevelopmentdepartment #comptiaitemploymenttracker #pacificunion
What You Need To Know About The Employment Report
This widely watched indicator of economic well-being directly influences the market.
It’s not the economy — it’s the jobs, stupid: What the last employment report before the el...
The October jobs report may not decide the who wins the presidency, but it will set the agenda for whoever does
Illinois Added 8,100 Private Sector Jobs in December, According to ADP Regional Employment...
ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - Jan 10, 2018) - The State of Illinois added 8,100 private sector jobs during the month of December, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Broadly distributed...
Maryland's General Assembly Just Passed Paid Sick Leave
As you may have heard, the Maryland General Assembly has passed a bill that requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide up to 5 days of paid si
Supreme Court Kicks Transgender Case Back
As I discussed in a blog last month, the Trump Administration rescinded joint Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Education (DOE) guidance (a “De
What Does the Ex-Uber Employee's Blog Teach Employers about the Power of Social Media?
We are all watching and reading how Uber is responding to yet the latest scandal and legal problem to confront the on-demand ride service giant. About a w
Employment And Inflation Trends Not A Threat To Bonds
On Tuesday the 14th there was quite an inflation scare which made bond yields go up to 2.51% for the ten year Treasury. Now yields have retreated to the levels of a few days ago at 2.44%. The CPI “headline” Year over Year came in at 2.5% and the core was 2.3%. The YoY CPI has was 2.5% five years ago but decreased later. The root cause of inflation is an increase in hiring and wages, which leads to the use of bank…
A guide to self-employment retirement plans
Self-employed people need to take the time to set up and fund a tax-advantaged retirement plan for themselves. By doing so, they will not only make their financial future more secure, they can save a boatload of taxes now.
Mauldin: America's "Full Employment" Hides A Dirty Secret
So we really have two generally unhappy groups: people who want to work more and raise their income, and people who want to work less but keep their income.
Why Traditional Employment Is Better Than Entrepreneurship
I left a corporate job to launch my own business so you might believe that I’m a fierce advocate of entrepreneurship over traditional employment. Obviously, I thought it was the right choice for...
Employment Records and How To Keep Them Webinar
CFT Webinars are purely educational. Instructors are not permitted to sell any products or services during the presentation Program Content This program provides information not just on what records you should keep and for how long, but on the several underlying and even more important issue of record creation, storage, and the DON’Ts which create the major liabilities. Human Resources, payroll, safety, and auditing professionals have…
Trends in Employment Law Claims â€” Looking Ahead
What the Self-Employed Need to Know About Employment Taxes
In addition to income tax, you must pay Social Security and Medicare taxes on earned income, such as salary and self-employment income. The 12.4% Social Security tax applies only up to the Social Security wage base of $118,500 for 2016. All earned income is subject to the 2.9% Medicare tax. The taxes are split equally ... READ MORE »
What a Non-compete and Employment Agreement Can Do For You
So many people have asked me what my experience is on what a non-compete and employment agreement can do for you. They should ask what NOT having a non-compete and employment agreement can do TO you. In my second year of business, I was contemplating hiring an employee or hiring a subcontractor. I decided on the …
Why You Need to Build Your Nonprofit's Employment Brand and How to Do It
In the not-too-distant past, people who wanted to "do good" inevitably gravitated toward nonprofit and government work. While both still attract lots of people with a passion for causes and public service, job seekers are pursuing other career avenues as...
What the IRS doesn’t tell you about self-employment taxes
Many taxpayers get confused about whether they owe the 15.3% self-employment tax.