Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Area Unemployment Rate 6.5 Percent in OctoberThe new figures, which are not seasonally adjusted, show 11,414 people in St. Louis City are unemployed, a rate of 8.2 percent.
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere 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.
National Compensation Survey Releases Salary Figures for St. LouisThe survey answered a controversial question: do St. Louis-area union workers earn more and if so, how much more?
Missouri Job Creation Plan Moving AlongFrustrated 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.

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