May 14, 2013 One small economic data point: a steelworker in the Midwest, back on the job.
May 13, 2013 A competition for the construction industry.
May 10, 2013 Emigrants are estimated to have $400 billion in savings, and some are investing the money at home.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 9, 2013 U.S. jobless claims are falling -- most recently to a pre-recession level -- but does that mean nothing more than employers are getting to the point where they can’t lay off any more workers?
May 9, 2013 Is there such a thing as an unemployment rate that is too low?
May 9, 2013 Tucked away in the 844-page immigration bill is a provision that could thwart citizenship hopes for many undocumented workers.
May 8, 2013 Critics say immigration reform would cost the government trillions in safety net spending. Commentator Robert Reich says it would actually generate more revenue.
May 8, 2013 More than a million foreigners flocked to Germany for work last year, the biggest influx since 1995. Most of the migrants were from Eastern Europe, but many came from recession-hit countries elsewhere in the euro zone.
May 7, 2013 New numbers on job openings in the U.S. are out. And there's a bit of a mystery: Why are there so many job openings and so few hires?