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Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

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October 7, 2016

Payrolls expanded at a modest rate in September as the U.S. economy added 156,000 new jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Overall, the labor market is showing few signs of a pronounced upside or downside breakout. Wage...

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The Top Line, Economy, Economic Growth, Employment, Unemployment
September 30, 2016

The Top Line The U.S. economy expanded by 1.4 percent in Q2, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ third estimate. In comparison, Q1 growth was just 0.8 percent....

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GDP, Economic Growth, Economy, The Top Line
September 12, 2016

Business Roundtable released its third quarter 2016 CEO Economic Outlook Survey today, and the results show a continuation of an economy that's failing to live up to its potential. CEOs report lower expectations for sales...

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CEO Survey, CEO Economic Outlook Survey, Economy, Economic Growth
September 6, 2016

The labor market cooled somewhat in August after two consecutive months of robust growth, adding 151,000 jobs. (Bureau of Labor Statistics report.)

Payroll and wage growth moderated, weekly hours slipped, and the unemployment...

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Economy, Unemployment, labor market, The Top Line
August 31, 2016

A new “blacklisting” rule from the Department of Labor represents yet another regulatory overreach by the executive branch, bypassing Congress to multiply paperwork and costs for federal contractors – and by extension, the U.S. taxpayer.

The Department and the Federal Acquisition...

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Blacklisting, federal contracting, federal contractors, Department of Labor


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