Unemployment

Beyoncé's 'Break My Soul' is an ode to the Great Resignation

Beyoncé’s ‘Break My Soul’ is an ode to the Great Resignation

Beyoncé released a new single, “Break My Soul,” on Monday. The song references quitting a job and employee stress, alluding to the recent Great Resignation trend. Larry Busacca | PW18 | Getty Images The Great Resignation is part of the zeitgeist. If you need proof, just ask Beyoncé. The superstar singer’s new single, “Break My …

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S African minister suggests foreigners are to blame for no jobs | Migration News

Fikile Mbalula, South Africa’s transport minister, has suggested that “Pakistanis and illegal foreigners” are a contributing factor to high unemployment in the country. Mbalula was responding to questions at a South African Youth Economic Council (SAYEC) conference on Wednesday when one speaker confronted him about the country’s lack of job opportunities for the youth. “He …

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‘Agnipath’: Anger in India over Modi’s new army recruitment plan | Military News

Angry crowds in India set an office of the country’s ruling party on fire, attacked railway infrastructure and blocked roads in widening protests against a new military recruitment system, police officials said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Tuesday announced an overhaul of recruitment for India’s 1.38 million-strong armed forces, looking to bring down the …

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Signs are growing of a top in both inflation and job gains

The US economy looks to be on the verge of hitting two highs simultaneously — peaks in inflation and job creation that could be important influences on the path of monetary policy. May’s nonfarm payrolls report corroborated other recent evidence that while the jobs market remains strong, future gains could be tempered. At the same …

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America’s employers keep hiring despite high costs and a potential recession

New York CNN Business — America’s employers are expected to have added hundreds of thousands of jobs in May, even in the face of high inflation, a potential recession and a new phase in the pandemic economy. The closely watched monthly employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is due to be released Friday …

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Asian Americans face long unemployment periods, other labor challenges

Commuters arrive from Metro North Railroad trains in Grand Central Station in New York. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images Asian American workers face the longest periods of joblessness and other labor challenges, despite having the lowest unemployment rate out of any racial or ethnic group in the US Economists say aggregated data …

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