Jan 31, 2013 According to a new report, January layoffs were up 24 percent from December but down 24 percent from the previous year, which could indicate relatively low unemployment rates for the month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release the latest unemployment numbers on Friday.
Jan 30, 2013 Two years ago President Obama created a council to advise him on ways to create jobs. What did it accomplish?
Jan 18, 2013 Chistopher Ashcraft was born on January 20, 1985, the day of Ronald Reagan's second inauguration. Today, Ashcraft says traveling around the globe has given him new perspective on the American experience.
Jan 15, 2013 Even with big promises from major employers such as Walmart, the employment of returning military poses challenges.
Jan 4, 2013 Imagine working and not getting paid for it. It's more common than you might think. Wage theft happens when companies cheat workers out of earned income. Labor advocate Kim Bobo talks about the pervasiveness of this problem and how to fight it.
Jan 4, 2013 The U.S. economy adds 155,000 jobs in December, and the unemployment rate remains steady at 7.8 percent.
Jan 4, 2013 Private payroll data points to an encouraging trend in service-related jobs that are key to economic growth.
Dec 28, 2012 We've told you about the energy boom unfolding in the Northern plains states. Centered in North Dakota, the industry is quickly spilling over into Montana.
Dec 28, 2012 As we all patiently await the new year -- and the fiscal cliff -- what will happen to the labor force remains unclear. But there are some clues as to what we can expect.