Dec 13, 2011 A recent report from the Department of Labor has job listings up sharply over two years prior, but with unemployment at 8.6 percent, job openings are not plentiful.
Dec 12, 2011 The Federal Reserve is talking about being more upfront about its projections and its targets for short-term interest rates, and its view of the jobs picture, and inflation.
Dec 12, 2011 The Federal Reserve's interest rate committee holds its last meeting of the year tomorrow. The Fed hopes to soon make its actions more easily understandable to individuals and business owners.
Dec 7, 2011 The unemployment rate in a number of cities fell in November, most notably in the Rust Belt.
Dec 2, 2011 The new jobs-added numbers were good, but they don't explain the big drop in the unemployment rate.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 2, 2011 The U.S. economy added 120,000 jobs in November. But the unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent because many more people dropped out of the workforce.
Feb 21, 2012 The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the U.S. created 120,000 new jobs in the month of November, while the national unemployment rate fell to a surprising 8.6 percent.
Dec 5, 2011 We talk with Washington reporter Nancy Marshall-Genzer about the top stories from this week.
Dec 2, 2011 Gary Burtless of the Brookings Institution says that there have been some positive signs in the job market, but the situation is precarious.