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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

Why lower unemployment doesn't mean higher inflation

Oct 3, 2014
Inflation hawks see the specter of higher wages and prices in lower unemployment numbers, as workers gain leverage versus bosses.
Posted In: inflation, Jobs, economic indicators

Is the Internet taking us back in time? The return of handmade goods

Sep 19, 2014
Jody Rice is going back in time, to a different way of doing business.
Posted In: Etsy, online business, Jobs
Employers- College Grads

Are we producing more grads than jobs?

Sep 9, 2014
More employers are requiring college degrees for jobs that don’t really need them.
Posted In: college, college graduate, Jobs

The JOLTS report, or how secure you feel about your job

Sep 9, 2014
What this report tells us outside the numbers.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Department, Unemployment, economic indicators

Commerce Sec. Penny Pritzker on our export economy

Sep 2, 2014
Host Kai Ryssdal crunches the numbers with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.
Posted In: Jobs, export-import bank, immigration reform, Commerce Department

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