Trump advisor Kevin Hassett says 3.2% GDP growth ‘absolutely’ sustainable this year, could even go higher – CNBC

The “blockbuster” economic growth in the first quarter is “absolutely” sustainable, Kevin Hassett, an economic advisor to President Donald Trump, said Friday on CNBC. First-quarter gross domestic product grew by 3.2%, according to an initial reading by the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the economy for that period. It was more than expected and was…

‘My Whole Life Is On Hold’: As Walmart Eliminates Greeters, A Dream In Limbo – NPR

In February, Justin Kelley was among the workers at about 1,000 Walmarts who learned that their jobs as people greeters would be eliminated. Like Kelley, many of them were workers with disabilities who found themselves in limbo. Alina Selyukh/NPR hide caption toggle caption Alina Selyukh/NPR In February, Justin Kelley was among the workers at about…

McDonald’s is partnering with AARP to hire older employees – CNN

New York (CNN Business)Unemployment is historically low, so McDonald’s is targeting a new employee demographic: Older Americans. The fast food chain said on Wednesday that it is partnering with AARP, a nonprofit interest group for aging Americans, to help attract workers who are aged fifty or above. That demographic makes up just 11% of the…