The Employment Situation: April 2008

Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 562
May 2, 2008

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Representative Carolyn 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, May 2, 2008 at 9:30 am in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 562.  Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) presided over the hearing, entitled “The Employment Situation: April 2008.”  Given three consecutive months of job losses so far, Dr. Hall assessed recent developments within the labor market.

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