Jan 6, 2012 Economists say today's jobless rate of 8.5 percent might have been higher if it weren't for more unemployed professionals starting their own home-based businesses.
Jan 6, 2012 Wilshire WorkSource is one of over 50 jobs training centers in Los Angeles County. But as they economy continues to suffer, layoffs are hitting the one place whose goal it is to help the unemployed find work.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 6, 2012 The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 200,00 jobs in December and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 2009.
Jan 6, 2012 Hilda Solis, the Secretary of the Labor Department, discusses the jobs picture today, and where we still need to improve.
Jan 5, 2012 Today, ADP reported the biggest jump in new hires it has ever seen: 325,000 new jobs in December. Could that be a sign the economy is coming out of its stupor?
Jan 5, 2012 Fewer people lined up for unemployment line -- and for unemployment benefits -- last week and payroll company ADP says private employment jumped by 325,000 in December.
Jan 5, 2012 Jobs numbers are up, and the outlook is good for manufacturing and some other sectors. Not every part of the economy has such a sunny outlook for 2012, though.
Jan 5, 2012 Boeing will close a military aircraft factory in Wichita, Kansas, laying off 2,000 workers over two years. The European Union could soon begin cracking down on how online companies use personal data. Shares of Netflix soared yesterday after data showed that users watched over 2 billion hours of TV and movies last quarter. And in this week's Attitude Check with Gallup, we look at the extent to which the 2012 election will focus on economic issues.
Jan 5, 2012 Fewer people lined up for unemployment benefits last week, which, if sustained, could drop the jobless rate in the longer term.