Apr 6, 2012 Employers hired many fewer workers in March than in previous months, but the unemployment rate fell for the first time since January.
Apr 6, 2012 While the U.S. continues to see optimistic job gains, the situation in Europe is not looking so hopeful. The worst affected group by far are the young.
Apr 5, 2012 This morning, the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported that the number of planned layoffs dropped last month to a 10-month low -- a good sign as we await unemployment numbers from the government tomorrow.
Mar 27, 2012 Two hearings in the House this week will question whether the Pentagon's efforts to go green are worth the cost.
Mar 26, 2012 The Catholic church in Spain is trying to draw more members to its ranks by promising a "job for life," but that is problematic for a number of reasons.
Apr 13, 2012 Workers in Detroit who've been laid off from traditional industry are finding new and unexpected opportunities in the caring professions.
Mar 19, 2012 More than a year after Ireland received a bailout, unemployment in the country has risen to more than 14 percent, and nearly 1,500 people leave the Emerald Isle every week to look for work.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 9, 2012 Last month, the jobless rate was 8.3 percent in the U.S. The new number comes out this morning, and we aren't the only ones watching.
Mar 9, 2012 Economists expect continued improvement in the job market, and perhaps another dip in the unemployment rate -- which is currently at 8.3 percent.