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.
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.
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?
Nov 1, 2013 The holiday season is lucrative for Starbucks -- because of the flavored drinks sold in those red cups.