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How Will the New Jersey Sick Leave Law Affect You?

Published September 14th, 2018 by Samantha

How Will the New Jersey Sick Leave Law Affect You?
New Jersey is the tenth state that has imposed a statewide mandatory paid-sick-leave law. On May 2, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act to go into effect October 29, 2018.

Job Openings Remain at 6.6 Million Through June

Published August 14th, 2018 by Samantha

Job Openings Remain at 6.6 Million Through June*
 

Unemployment [3.9%]
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate has decreased from 4% in June to 3.9% in July.

 

Job Openings: [6.6 million]

Jobs openings have remained at 6.6 million in May and June, displaying a steady job market.

 

Hire Rate [3.8%] & Quit Rate [2.3%]
The hire rate in June (3.8%) has decreased from 3.9% from May and the quit rate has decreased from 2.4% in May to (2.3%) in June.

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov

Unemployment Jumps up in June

Published July 6th, 2018 by Samantha

Unemployment Jumps Up in June *
 

Unemployment [4%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has jumped to from 4% in June.

 

Job Openings: [6.7 million]

Jobs openings have increased from 6.55 million in March 2018 to 6.70 million in April 2018, displaying a large growth in the job market.

 

Hire Rate [3.8%] & Quit Rate [2.3%]
The hire rate in March 2018 (3.7%) has increased to 3.8% in April 2018 and the quit rate has remained static at 2.3% in April 2018.

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov

Unemployment Rate Continues to Decrease through April and May

Published June 20th, 2018 by Samantha

Unemployment Rate Continues to Decrease through April and May*
 

Unemployment [3.8%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has continued to decrease from 3.9% in April to 3.8% in May

 

Job Openings: [6.7 million]

Jobs openings have increased from 6.55 million in March 2018 to 6.70 million in April 2018, displaying a large growth in the job market.

 

Hire Rate [3.8%] & Quit Rate [2.3%]
The hire rate in March 2018 (3.7%) has increased to 3.8% in April 2018 and the quit rate has remained static at 2.3% in April 2018.

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov

Unemployment Decreases After Five Consecutive Months

Published May 21st, 2018 by Samantha

Unemployment Decreases After Five Consecutive Months*
 

Unemployment [3.9%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has decreased from 4.1% in February to 3.9% in March.

 

Job Openings: [6.55 million]

Jobs openings have increased from 6.10 million in February 2018 to 6.55 million in March 2018, displaying a large growth in the job market.

 

Hire Rate [3.7%] & Quit Rate [2.3%]
The hire rate in February 2018 (3.7%) has remained at 3.7% in March 2018 and the quit rate has increased from 2.2% in February to 2.3% in March 2018.

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov