About Jeffrey Burman
Jeff Burman represents assistant editors on the Guild’s Board of Directors. He can be reached at jeffrey.burman@nbcuni.com.

Senate GOP Leaders Unveil Health-Care Bill

June 22, 2017

In the Senate, Democrats are determined to defend a law that has provided coverage to 20 million people and is a pillar of former President Barack Obama’s legacy. The debate over the repeal bill is shaping up as a titanic political clash […]

US Jobless Claims Rise, Labor Market Still Tight

June 22, 2017

Jobless claims for the prior week were revised upwards by 1,000 to 238,000 from 237,000. The week’s tally is the 120th consecutive week that claims have been below 300,000, the threshold associated with a strong labor market. […]

L.A. and Long Beach Port Workers Continue Strike

June 21, 2017

This is the 15th strike by the port truck drivers in the last four years. The union contends that workers are misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees, are not paid for all the hours they work and are forced to lease their trucks […]

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