May 7, 2013 New numbers on job openings in the U.S. are out. And there's a bit of a mystery: Why are there so many job openings and so few hires?
May 3, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, beating analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest since December of 2008.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
May 3, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting the economy added 165,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, beating analyst expectations.
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.
May 2, 2013 The rate at which Americans are quitting their jobs is rising. That can be a good sign for the economic and labor market outlook.
May 1, 2013 The hidden side the unemployment numbers? Folks with advanced degrees are climbing down the ladder.
Apr 24, 2013 A building housing several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh earlier today. At least 87 people are dead and many others are thought to be trapped in the rubble.
Apr 8, 2013 The jobs numbers are out and the work force is shrinking again. Why are people quitting their searches and what do they do once they've stopped? We hear from a discouraged worker.