The Employment Situation - July 2008

562 Dirksen Office Building
August 1, 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, will hold a hearing on the newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) monthly employment figures with Commissioner Keith Hall on Friday, August 1, 2008 at 9:30 am in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 562. Rep. Maloney will preside over the hearing, entitled “The Employment Situation: July 2008.” In the wake of six straight months of job losses, Dr. Hall will assess the recent developments in the labor market.

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