June 19, 2019

Hoyer Concerned by Slow Pace of Job Growth

Jobs Report

Hiring slowed in February 2019 and the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent from 4 percent the month before, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics latest jobs report.

Hoyer: Dec. ’18 Jobs Report Encouraging

Jobs Report

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report shows that payroll employment increased by 312,000 in December 2018, and the unemployment
rate rose to 3.9 percent.

Hoyer: Jobs Report Weaker Than Expected

Jobs Report

While the November 2018 jobs report is reflective of a resilient economy, it was weaker than expected, driven in part by uncertainty due to trade, says Congressman Steny H. Hoyer.

September Report Shows Job Gains

Jobs Report

The September 2018 jobs reports shows the unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent and the economy added 134,000 jobs.

Hoyer: Challenges Continue to Plague Economy

Jobs Report

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer says there is good and bad news in the August 2018 jobs report — 95 consecutive months of positive job growth, yet “our economy continues to be plagued with deep structural challenges, the result of which are stagnant wages, uncertainty for small businesses, looming debt, and a generation of American workers unable to get ahead.”

Hoyer: Slow Job Growth Not Acceptable

Jobs Report

After President Obama left a trend of gaining economic strength when he left office, current policies have led to slowing job growth, says House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer after the release of the┬áDepartment of Labor’s jobs report for April 2018.

March ’18 Report: Job Growth Slows

Jobs Report

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported continued job growth through March 2018. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent.

Jobs Report Shows Weekly Earnings Fell

Jobs Report

The Department of Labor recently released its January 2018 jobs report. The unemployment rate was 4.1 percent for the fourth consecutive month.

Hoyer: Job Growth Needs Improvement

Jobs Report

The US Department of Labor released its latest jobs report in November, and while there have been signs of resilience in the US economy, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer said improvement is needed in private sector job creation.

First DoD-Wide Audit Announced

Pentagon Jobs

The Pentagon’s office of the inspector general announced the start of the first agencywide financial audit. Beginning in 2018, audits will occur annually.