Apr 5, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 88,000 jobs last month, below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent.
Apr 5, 2013 Even as the U.S. economy is adding jobs, nearly five million people have been out of work for at least six months, and figures show their wait to return to the workforce is growing.
Apr 4, 2013 The latest oil spill in Arkansas has environmentalists up in arms over how Big Oil transports their product.
Apr 4, 2013 Global outplacement firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas reported that employers cut 49,000 jobs in March, down 11 percent from February. Despite the month to month decline, job cuts for the first quarter were their highest since 2011.
Apr 3, 2013 A new study from Pew on economic mobility examines how unemployment affects black and white families differently.
Apr 3, 2013 The payroll processing company ADP reported this morning that 158,000 private sector jobs were added last month, falling below analyst expectations.
Apr 1, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics has calculated the most and least common jobs in the country.
Mar 26, 2013 Home prices rise, but can they boost the job market?
Mar 22, 2013 Can natural-gas companies and environmental groups together set standards for fracking that will win the public's trust? An experiment in Pennsylvania will try.
Mar 20, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released data on unemployment among U.S. veterans, and the numbers aren't pretty. A big part of the problem: Many recent veterans are in a demographic which is suffering joblessness already -- young Americans.