134 Total Quotes

Unemployment Quotes

William Booth
A man's labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.
William Booth
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Ronald Reagan
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
Ronald Reagan
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These subsidies would ... reduce the unemployment rate of low-skilled workers; put the paychecks of low-wage workers closer to the median scale; decrease the unemployed worker's feelings of exclusion, dependence and powerlessness; inculcate the habits of self-efficacy and self-sufficiency; and increase employees' incentive to better themselves.
Al Gini
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The tick up in the unemployment rate largely had to do with the fact that we had construction workers who basically had to file because of the rain and the stormy weather. When we have inclement weather like that, construction workers are not likely to work on the site. The majority that filed came from that industry.
James Hardway
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There is talk that the unemployment rate will fall to a new cycle low of 4.6 percent.
Alex Li
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The unemployment rate is likely to break below 5 percent in the months ahead. It will escalate the pressure on the Reserve Bank to raise interest rates, which in turn will be a shot in the arm for the Australian dollar.
Stephen Koukoulas
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Ram Kolluri
Welcome to legal battle 2004. Probably unemployment will go down suddenly because so many attorneys will be hired. It's going to be a zoo.
Ram Kolluri
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Basically, unemployment insurance will be handled much like welfare benefits, where there is an electronic debit card. Unemployment insurance benefit recipients will be given the option of having their unemployment payments directly deposited in their own bank account — as they do now, basically — or money can be deposited in a debit card account, and they can use it at any automated teller machine.
Steve Rogers
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Two-point-seven percent unemployment equates to -- everybody who wants to work is working. It equates to full employment.
Betty Williams
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Unemployment claims were OK. I suspect we're still in for low volatility sliding up to the close tomorrow. I don't expect any big moves in either direction. That's disappointing, given that the week between Christmas and New Year's is what we call the Santa Claus rally, and so far all we've gotten is a lump of coal.
Alfred Kugel
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We expect unemployment to continue to decline over the course of this year and next. The increase in January provides no cause to change this upbeat assessment.
Andreas Scheuerle
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Our unemployment has been steadily declining, ... You have Lowe's, Heinz and now Convergys hiring and Ballard has yet to start its layoffs; it's looking pretty good right now.
Shelley Allen
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The trend in the last couple of years has been a decline in unemployment,
Shelley Allen
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The trend in the last couple of years has been a decline in unemployment. I'm seeing certain occupational sectors showing signs of strain where they are not able to find enough workers.
Shelley Allen
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His job is being phased out, ... He could collect unemployment or seek employment elsewhere.
Gary Fuller
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I think everybody is waiting for the employment data. If unemployment is still dropping when we've just had a report showing productivity is declining, then the Fed would be really concerned about wage inflation. That would mean we would be more likely to see more than one or two rate hikes.
Ed Peters
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Ogden Nash
They take the paper and they read the headlines, so they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of bread lines, and they philanthropically cure them all by getting up a costume charity ball
Ogden Nash
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We have a flooding catastrophe, but we also have another catastrophe ... our exceptionally high unemployment,
Edmund Stoiber
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Elaine Chao
I expect several more months of these unemployment levels,
Elaine Chao
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Unless we're missing something, the unemployment rate will be shooting back up again very soon.
Bill Cheney
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William Shakespeare
You take my life when you do take the means whereby I live.
William Shakespeare
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Payroll employment for October will plunge sharply and unemployment will continue to rise, likely breaching 6 percent by early next year.
Steven Wood
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Until the unemployment picture improves, consumers will be very cautious about their spending habits. We think the second half of the year could also be difficult for the retail industry unless the job demand improves.
Kurt Barnard
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Payroll employment for October will plunge sharply and unemployment will continue to rise, likely breaching 6 percent by early next year,
Steven Wood
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I don't interpret this as a sign of recovery in activity. Rather, the increase in unemployment of the last six to eight months has been too brutal and exaggerated not to generate this type of correction.
David Naude
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The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites.
William Weld
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with the process of reducing unemployment in the coming months.
Wolfgang Clement
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For this market to really push on we need to see unemployment trends drop, so that the retail sector can be certain of making a contribution to the recovery of the U.S. economy.
David Buik
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All of the counties have lower unemployment in December than in November, which is unusual.
David Bullard
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