Jul 5, 2013 Part-time workers dampen the otherwise good numbers in the Labor Department's monthly jobs snapshot.
May 27, 2013 Could the government solve the youth unemployment problem?
May 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
Mar 1, 2013 The sequester will mean cuts to the unemployment checks people depend on to pay bills.
Oct 19, 2012 Telling someone to cut their hair and get a job is an old cliche. But a Portland barbershop is doing just that for those who are down on their luck.
Sep 27, 2012 In a digital twist on the age-old practice of paying people to do odd jobs for you, new smartphone apps like TaskRabbit and Postmates allow you to hire your own personal assistants -- to say, clean your home, buy your groceries or run errands.
Sep 7, 2012 Discouraged workers give up after months of fruitless job seeking.
Aug 23, 2012 Author DW Gibson on what he learned traveling across the country talking with the unemployed for his new book, "Not Working," and one of the book's subjects, Bridgette Lacy, discusses what it's like to be jobless.
Aug 23, 2012 The latest data on unemployment claims put them near their lowest levels since the start of the financial crisis. Hiring is slowly ticking up. So why aren't Americans feeling better about the economy?