Bureau of Labor Statistics
The new figures, which are not seasonally adjusted, show 11,414 people in St. Louis City are unemployed, a rate of 8.2 percent.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
The survey answered a controversial question: do St. Louis-area union workers earn more and if so, how much more?
Frustrated by a perceived lack of success at a Missouri Capitol, more than a dozen representatives from businesses began meeting last summer to develop a winning strategy.