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Jobs & Unemployment

US jobs report: March 26

The most recent employment and unemployment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Department of Labor. Updated weekly.

President Trump is expected to sign a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill that includes plans to send checks directly to individuals. According to one analysis, 82% of families will get the full amount.

The federal government brings in $1.2 trillion each year in payroll taxes to fund Social Security and Medicare programs. Payroll taxes make up a higher share of taxes for middle-income families than any other income group.

Medicare for All is a key issue in the 2020 election. Candidates are considering the government's role in providing health insurance coverage. Meanwhile, in 2018, employers provided coverage to 55% of Americans.