Sep 27, 2012 The dip in unemployment and job claims indicate optimism -- but wages fell sharply for the majority of American workers last year in a way that they haven't since 2007.
Feb 15, 2012 But commentator Betsey Stevenson says they're only just masking the need to reform how we help the unemployed.
Feb 14, 2012 After much disagreement, it looks as though House Republicans and Democrats might soon agree to extend the payroll tax cuts, which put a little extra money into our wallets each month.
Feb 13, 2012 With employment at 13 percent for U.S. veterans, big companies are starting initiatives to get them back to work in civilian life.
Feb 13, 2012 General Electric plans to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five years. But vets are still challenged to find jobs in today's workforce.
Feb 10, 2012 Last week, we got news that the unemployment rate is down, but that number includes people who have dropped out of the labor force. Is this number as good as we thought?
Feb 8, 2012 We speak to two unemployed Spanish women in Madrid about the dire job situation in their country.
Feb 3, 2012 The Labor Department reported the unemployment rate has fallen to 8.3 percent. The White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Alan Krueger on what that means for the future of the American workforce.
Feb 3, 2012 Nevada led the nation in the number of home foreclosures last year, a fact that could help steer the caucus there tomorrow. States have until Monday to decide if they want to join a national settlement with banks over abusive mortgage practices. In the U.K., restaurants and bars have declared war on the straw. And we dig into the January unemployment numbers from the government.
Feb 3, 2012 There was some good news from Washington for a change. For the second month in row, U.S. job creation rose, leading some to believe the economy might finally be showing signs of a sustained recovery. But there were some skeptics.