Jan 7, 2014 A deal to reinstate unemployment insurance is working its way through Congress, but would it mean that people on unemployment would just take a few months longer to find a job?
Jan 7, 2014 Despite today's vote, Washington gridlock has led to creative accounting on Capitol Hill.
Dec 27, 2013 For 1.3 million Americans, long-term federal unemployment benefits expire this weekend.
Dec 26, 2013 Southwest is hiring hundreds of flight attendants and thousands have applied for the jobs.
Dec 18, 2013 Elsie Ejismekwu is happy to have two driving jobs in the North Dakota oil fields as she starts her life over.
Dec 9, 2013 Companies who rely on older employees are offering special incentives, from training in new job skills to babysitting services for grandkids.
Dec 6, 2013 The unemployment level has fallen to 7 percent for the first time since 2008. But people are still suffering.
Nov 29, 2013 Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Nov 21, 2013 Marketplace's Chris Farrell is worried that the skilled workers employers say they can't find are there, but algorithms are screening them out.
Nov 8, 2013 The government just reported the labor market in October was much stronger than expected, but how reliable is the data for a month when the government was shut down for half of it?