Jan 16, 2014 President and First Lady Obama met with more than a hundred college and university presidents and leaders from business and nonprofits to talk about helping low-income students finish college. One solution starts well before college, with high school guidance counselors.
Jan 16, 2014 Congress's Joint Economic Committee holds a hearing on income inequality. Just the latest congressional foray into the problem.
Aug 18, 2014 More than 100 college presidents will meet with President Obama to discuss ways to help low-income minority students graduate.
Jan 15, 2014 President Obama has called on employers to stop passing over long-term jobless applicants.
Jan 14, 2014 For one woman looking for work, unemployment benefits kept certain career options. With Congress not extending benefits, a new plan is in order.
Jan 10, 2014 The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent.
Carmen Wong Ulrich
Jan 10, 2014 There's a recent trend of (former) employees quitting jobs and putting up videos and comments on social media criticizing their employer. How many weeks of pay would you give up to be able to say what you want to about your job and not worry about burning a bridge?
Jan 9, 2014 The unemployment report comes out tomorrow, but there are some positive signs in advance.
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?