Trump administration touts record-low unemployment on Labor Day

Make sure to let us know what you think... we now have comments turned ON below the article!

In honor of the 125th celebration of Labor Day in the United States, the Department of Labor produced a video and released a statement highlighting just some of the incredible achievements of President Donald Trump’s administration in terms of improving the situation for working-class Americans, namely more jobs and higher wages.

Chief among those highlights was the fact that the unemployment rate on Labor Day was at its lowest point since 1969 and, with regard to certain key segments of the working population, the unemployment rate has matched or improved upon record low levels.

Record low unemployment, higher wages and more

Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella said in a statement on Monday, “Today, we mark the 125th Anniversary of Labor Day, a Federal holiday that was created out of appreciation and respect for the work done by the men and women of this country.”

Pizzella cited a Labor Day quote from former President Theodore Roosevelt — “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” He then shared some of the excellent employment figures the administration and his department had achieved for American workers.

“A record 157 million Americans are working. America has the lowest unemployment rate going into a Labor Day since 1969 at 3.7%, which continues the rate at or below 4% for 17 months in a row,” Pizzella said.

“There are 7.3 million open jobs in the U.S. and there have been more open jobs than job seekers for 16 straight months. This is great news for Americans looking for work and those seeking to return to the labor force,” he added.

Video shines spotlight on achievements

Pizzella also noted in his statement that “The mission of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.”

That message was echoed in a special video the Labor Department produced in honor of the holiday that was jam-packed with good employment news, such as higher wages in addition to record jobs numbers, not to mention fewer workplace injuries and fatalities than in previous years and reduced regulations that hamper the ability of businesses to grow and create opportunities for even more American workers.

Watch below:

Presidential Proclamation

President Trump also weighed in with a Presidential Proclamation for Labor Day, which said, “We recognize the remarkable American workers who comprise the greatest labor force in the world. American workers are the heart and soul of our Nation’s economic resurgence,” and reiterated his vow to continue pressing an agenda that placed the interests of American workers above all else.

Noting the economic impact of his administration’s “pro-growth policies,” the president said, “Since my election, the American economy has added more than 6 million new jobs, and for the past 17 months, the unemployment rate has held near record lows. In 2017, as the unemployment rate decreased, the rates of injuries and illnesses in the workplace also declined. Additionally, employers are paying higher wages, which are rising at the fastest pace in a decade. Jobs are consistently becoming available faster than people can fill them.”

All of this is wonderful news for American workers and is only possible due to the thriving economy that has come about solely due to Trump’s “America First” approach. Barring a change at the White House or any unforeseen economic calamity, the amazing achievements highlighted here will only be improved upon, and new historic records set, as we continue moving toward the goal of not only making America great again but keeping it great.

233 Responses

  1. hello there and thank you for your information – I’ve certainly picked up something new from right here. I did however expertise a few technical issues using this site, since I experienced to reload the website many times previous to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if your hosting is OK? Not that I’m complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will very frequently affect your placement in google and can damage your high-quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Anyway I am adding this RSS to my email and can look out for much more of your respective exciting content. Make sure you update this again soon.|

  2. Aw, this was a very nice post. Spending some time and actual effort to make a really good article… but what can I say… I hesitate a lot and don’t seem to get anything done.

  3. Howdy, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just curious if you get a lot of spam responses? If so how do you protect against it, any plugin or anything you can recommend? I get so much lately it’s driving me insane so any support is very much appreciated.

  4. Having read this I thought it was rather informative. I appreciate you taking the time and energy to put this content together. I once again find myself personally spending a lot of time both reading and commenting. But so what, it was still worthwhile!

  5. May I simply just say what a relief to uncover somebody that actually understands what they are talking about on the net. You actually know how to bring an issue to light and make it important. A lot more people ought to read this and understand this side of the story. It’s surprising you’re not more popular since you most certainly have the gift.

  6. I precisely had to say thanks again. I’m not certain what I might have created in the absence of those creative ideas provided by you regarding such a concern. It truly was a real frustrating setting for me personally, but coming across the expert avenue you dealt with the issue forced me to jump with gladness. I am happy for your work and even trust you are aware of a powerful job you happen to be providing instructing men and women with the aid of a web site. I know that you haven’t got to know all of us.

  7. Oh my goodness! Awesome article dude! Many thanks, However I am encountering issues with your RSS. I don’t know why I am unable to subscribe to it. Is there anyone else getting similar RSS issues? Anybody who knows the answer will you kindly respond? Thanx!!|

  8. Hi, I do think this is an excellent web site. I stumbledupon it 😉 I will come back once again since i have book-marked it. Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and continue to guide other people.

  9. I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your blog. It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a designer to create your theme? Fantastic work!|

  10. I blog frequently and I genuinely appreciate your content. Your article has truly peaked my interest. I will take a note of your blog and keep checking for new information about once a week. I subscribed to your RSS feed too.

  11. Hi there, simply changed into aware of your weblog via Google, and located that it is really informative. I am going to be careful for brussels. I will be grateful if you continue this in future. Many other folks will probably be benefited out of your writing. Cheers!

  12. Heya just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the images aren’t loading correctly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two different browsers and both show the same results.

  13. I’m impressed, I must say. Rarely do I encounter a blog that’s both equally educative and engaging, and let me tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head. The issue is something that not enough men and women are speaking intelligently about. Now i’m very happy that I came across this during my search for something relating to this.

  14. Unquestionably believe that which you stated. Your favourite reason appeared to be on the net the simplest thing to be mindful of. I say to you, I definitely get irked whilst people think about concerns that they plainly do not realize about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top and also outlined out the entire thing without having side effect , folks could take a signal. Will probably be again to get more. Thanks|

  15. I want to express my appreciation for your kindness giving support to men and women who should have help with this one area of interest. Your personal commitment to getting the solution all-around had become pretty helpful and have usually empowered folks like me to get to their objectives. This useful recommendations entails a great deal a person like me and a whole lot more to my office colleagues. With thanks; from all of us.

  16. Thanks for a marvelous posting! I really enjoyed reading it, you are a great author.I will always bookmark your blog and will eventually come back sometime soon. I want to encourage yourself to continue your great job, have a nice holiday weekend!

Leave a Reply to workout motivação Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.

Popular