The House did its job. Now the Senate needs to pass the Raise the Wage Act and finally give tipped workers the support they need.
Howard economics professor Dr. William Spriggs explains that despite recent trends wages still aren't high after more than 50 years of declines.
The pick-up in retirements and use of new technologies can keep the labor market from returning to its pre-pandemic state, the Fed says in a report.
During the slow recovery from the Great Recession, economists debated a "skills mismatch." Today's labor shortage has three mismatches.
DataTrek's "take this job and shove it" indicator hit a high in April. Cofounder Jessica Rabe tells Insider "employers are not raising wages enough."
Continuing claims, which track Americans receiving unemployment benefits, fell to 3.34 million for the week that ended June 26.
There were 859,000 quits in trade, transportation, and utilities in May 2021. Leisure and hospitality followed behind with 764,000 quits.
The pandemic forced millions of people out of work, but now millions are quitting the jobs they kept. William Spriggs tells Insider what's going on.
Done right, tech innovations don't have to replace workers. They could boost productivity and help employees win higher pay in the long run.
There was one job opening for every available worker in May. The reading marks a new pandemic low and a much swifter recovery than the last recession.
Workers cited burnout as the main reason motivating them to leave their jobs, at 32%, in a recent poll by job site Monster.com.
Wage growth will likely cool as Americans return to work. That's only natural, since soaring pay might spark dangerous inflation, Goldman Sachs said.
Americans are taking their time finding work. The longer they wait, the more it will kickstart the age of automation. Restaurants are leading the way.
Hiring sharply accelerated, the June jobs report shows. Insider calculates payrolls will regain their previous high by February 2022 at this pace.
Halfway through 2021, the June jobs report signals a good step forward, but let's not call this economy "normal" yet. Things are still kind of weird.
The number of jobs added in June beat expectations. So did the number of unemployed who voluntarily quit. Workers may be looking for something better.
The US job gains beat the 720,000-payroll forecast in the largest jump since August. The 5.9% unemployment rate missed the estimate for a 5.6% print.