The Employment Situation: November 2008
December 5, 2008
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairman and Vice-Chair of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) respectively, held a hearing on the newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) monthly employment figures with Commissioner Keith Hall on Friday, December 5, 2008 at 9:30 am in Room 106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Rep. Maloney presided over the hearing, entitled “The Employment Situation: November 2008.” In the wake of ten straight months of job losses, Dr. Hall will assessed the recent developments in the labor market.