Posts Tagged Labor Force
New data: productivity in Virginia is down, but hours worked is up
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 31, 2023
New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a puzzling trend in Virginia’s economy. Michael Pope reports.
Labor force participation is back up in Virginia, but uneven across the state
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on April 26, 2023
Virginia’s labor force participation rate is now back up to pre-pandemic levels. Michael Pope reports.
Report: Parts of the state’s labor force face disproportionate wages
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 1, 2022
As Labor Day approaches, new research shows how parts of Virginia’s labor force are struggling to make ends meet. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia’s Unemployment Rate May Not Tell the Whole Story
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on August 1, 2018
Virginia’s unemployment rate is now down to levels that haven’t been seen since before the recession hit a decade ago. That’s the good news. But, there’s an important part of the story those numbers don’t tell. Michael Pope reports.
Young People Put Off Joining Workforce in Virginia
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on December 27, 2017
Young people are increasingly delaying their entry into the workforce, a trend that could have drastic consequences for what happens when they do finally get that first job. Michael Pope is digging into the numbers.