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Bad news, bad weather

Feb 21, 2014
Can bad weather be blamed for bad news?
Posted In: weather, seasonal impacts, Unemployment, benefits, Jobs

What online job listings tell us about the economy

Feb 5, 2014
The Conference Board is out with this month's Help Wanted Online index. It’s a survey of some 16,000 online job listings.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployement

‘Am I crazy?' Deciding to work for the government

Jan 20, 2014
There have been pay freezes, hiring freezes, and on top of that, there was the shutdown just a few months ago.
Posted In: usps, Jobs, government

Going to Plan B when jobless benefits get cut off

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.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, Jobs, Congress

Job growth way below estimates in December; unemployment at 6.7 percent

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.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

The 'freeloader argument' and jobless benefits

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?
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Congress

Senate paves way for jobless benefits extension

Jan 7, 2014
Despite today's vote, Washington gridlock has led to creative accounting on Capitol Hill.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, Jobs

What's the cost when unemployment benefits expire?

Dec 27, 2013
For 1.3 million Americans, long-term federal unemployment benefits expire this weekend.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Ten thousand apply for 750 Southwest Airlines jobs

Dec 26, 2013
Southwest is hiring hundreds of flight attendants and thousands have applied for the jobs.
Posted In: Jobs, Airlines

Weekly Wrap: As goes housing, goes the economy? + #longreads

Nov 29, 2013
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Housing, real estate, treasury, Jobs, employment, Unemployment

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