MIL-OSI USA: Rep. Joe Wilson Applauds Decrease in Unemployment Claims

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Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Joe Wilson (2nd District of South Carolina)

Aug 9, 2018

Press Release

Rep. Joe Wilson Applauds Decrease in Unemployment Claims

West Columbia, S.C. – Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) released the following statement applauding the Department of Labor’s announcement today that they have adjusted the unemployment claims from last week, and highlighted a decrease in claims:

The Department of Labor’s announcement today highlighting the decrease in unemployment claims is a positive step that shows the Republican agenda of creating jobs through tax cuts and deregulation is working. I am grateful that the current unemployment claims are at historic lows and I look forward to continue working with my colleagues to promote policies that allow small businesses to expand and create jobs.”

Additional positive economic news:

  • At over 155 million people, a historic number of Americans are currently employed.
  • The unemployment rate is near an 18 year low at 3.9%
  • For three straight months the number of jobs openings has exceeded the number of people looking for work.
  • The U.S. currently has record low levels of unemployment for African Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans, and women.
  • For every one new regulation that has been added under the Trump Administration, 22 have been removed. 
  • American families have received the biggest pay increase in nearly a decade.

You can read the Department of Labor’s report on the adjusted unemployment claims here.

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