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Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: April 27, 2017

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national employment report.

The first 100 days: President Trump’s top priorities include rolling back protections to workers’ wages, health, and safety | 12:30 pm, April 27, 2017
During his first 100 days, President Trump has rolled back worker protections and outlined a fiscal year 2018 budget that would dramatically cut funding for the agencies that safeguard workers’ rights, wages, and safety. He has also advanced nominees to key posts—even to the Supreme Court—who are hostile to policies that boost wages, enhance workers’ bargaining power, and protect worker safety. This report evaluates President Trump’s actions during his first 100 days and analyzes their impact on this nation’s workers and our economy.

Posted April 27, 2017 | Read the full report from EPI »

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