Labor Market

Peak coal now, peak oil next?

December 11, 2019 Nic Gustafson

November’s job listings data was particularly negative as all states and sectors saw declines, but none more severe than the Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction sector. Employment in the sector has steadily been on the decline, despite President Trump promising to …

Vaping industry getting burned

October 31, 2019 Isaac Flath

The past few months have been a horror story for the vaping industry. Thirty-seven deaths and a mysterious vaping-related respiratory illness have garnered endless bad press and resulted in increased interest and actions from legislators at all levels of government. And …

Nothing lasts Forever (21)

September 5, 2019 Isaac Flath

Forever 21 is forever facing trouble these days. From rumors of bankruptcy on the horizon, to Ariana Grande suing the popular tween retailer for “allegedly using her name, image, likeness and music” in an ad campaign this year, it can’t …