Jan 19, 2012 The number of people signing up for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest in more than 3 1/2 years today, but is it falling fast enough?
Jan 17, 2012 The two Republican primaries so far this year have been in states with relatively healthy economies. That isn't the case in South Carolina, where presidential hopefuls hit the ballot next.
Feb 2, 2012 Dig deeper into the unemployment numbers and you'll find some groups are not seeing improvement in their work lives.
Jan 13, 2012 This week's Marketplace Piggy is headed to Livingston, Mont., where James Willish, 35, is working again after 44 months of unemployment.
Jan 23, 2012 This year's holiday season was slightly bigger by volume, but the week after the holidays saw a bit of a slide.
Jan 11, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says they can be for President Obama.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 6, 2012 The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 200,00 jobs in December and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 2009.
Jan 6, 2012 Hilda Solis, the Secretary of the Labor Department, discusses the jobs picture today, and where we still need to improve.
Jan 6, 2012 Temporary holiday hires might be padding December’s big jobs numbers.