Jan 14, 2014 For one woman looking for work, unemployment benefits kept certain career options. With Congress not extending benefits, a new plan is in order.
Jan 10, 2014 The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent.
Jan 7, 2014 A deal to reinstate unemployment insurance is working its way through Congress, but would it mean that people on unemployment would just take a few months longer to find a job?
Jan 7, 2014 Despite today's vote, Washington gridlock has led to creative accounting on Capitol Hill.
Dec 27, 2013 For 1.3 million Americans, long-term federal unemployment benefits expire this weekend.
Dec 26, 2013 Southwest is hiring hundreds of flight attendants and thousands have applied for the jobs.
Dec 24, 2013 Global retailers, labor groups, and the Bangladeshi government have set aside $40 million for victims of the Rana Plaza collapse.
Dec 12, 2013 For the past two years, Apple has allowed independent inspectors to examine factory conditions for the Chinese workers who make iPads, iPhones, and the company's other iconic products. Today, the Fair Labor Association released its final report on three factories run by the Apple supplier Foxconn.
Dec 5, 2013 Fast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.