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Jobs day…on Thursday?? Really???

July 1st, 2015

Really. When our revolutionary founders defeated the British, they declared that when people work a short week due to our nation’s birthday, the BLS should release the jobs report a day early. So we’ll get June’s jobs numbers tomorrow instead of Friday. Here’s the Bloomberg consensus. Source: Bloomberg Barring a surprise, I expect a payroll… Read more

Yeah, baby–new OT rule is out and it’s strong!

June 29th, 2015

I’ve got a longer piece up on PostEverything, but here are the key ‘grafs from the POTUS’s announcement on this tonight (my bold): We’ve got to keep making sure hard work is rewarded. Right now, too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve. That’s partly because we’ve failed to update overtime… Read more