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The General Motors world headquarters, background, is juxtaposed against a tattered house in Detroit.

Detroit real estate on the rise

Dec 25, 2014
Detroit property values are beginning to approach pre-recession levels.
Posted In: Detroit, real estate, Jobs, apartments
President Barack Obama speaks Nov. 21  at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nev., about changes he is making regarding U.S. immigration policy. His reforms are expected to have a positive impact on education.

Immigration policy could change the education equation

Nov 24, 2014
The new policy could reduce stress and increase parent involvement in schools.
Posted In: Immigration, Education, Jobs
President Barack Obama announced executive actions on U.S. immigration policy Thursday during a nationally televised address from the White House. Several key industries will be affected by his announcement.

The economic impact of Obama's immigration reform

Nov 21, 2014
Obama's executive action on immigration will affect more immigrants than any previous immigration action by a sitting president. The centerpiece will provide protection from deportation and a path to a work permit for about 4 million unauthorized immigrants.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, Jobs, industries
The wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico, California.

What an influx of legal workers might mean

Nov 20, 2014
With a policy change, nearly 4 million undocumented immigrants could be authorized to work legally.
Posted In: illegal immigrants, immigrants, employment, Jobs
Ford worker Dan Fortune performs a door install on a Ford F-150 truck on the assembly line.

On the Ford assembly line, new workers make less

Nov 11, 2014
Ford and other auto makers have added thousands of jobs, but at lower wages.
Posted In: Ford, ford truck, auto industry, Jobs

Economic recovery drives growth in low-paid jobs

Nov 11, 2014
...which is ultimately bad for overall wage growth.
Posted In: employment, low-wage workers, Jobs

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report

Nov 7, 2014
Nela Richardson and John Carney join Kai to talk about the week that was.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployement
An employee counts $100 notes.

How the U.S. might get to wage growth

Nov 7, 2014
There's plenty of job growth. Wage growth? Not so much.
Posted In: Jobs, job growth, wages, wage growth
Job Fair in San Francisco

Good news and bad news on jobs

Nov 7, 2014
The economy added 214,000 new jobs last month, but that's not the full picture.
Posted In: Jobs, bureau of labor statistics, Unemployment

The labor force participation rate is at a low point (updated)

Nov 7, 2014
While the unemployment rate has improved, other statistics tell a different story.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, bureau of labor statistics

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