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When a part-time job plus a part-time job still isn't enough

Aug 2, 2013
48-year-old Lisa Darcey has a lot of experience doing the part-time shuffle. Unable to find a full-time position, Darcey works two part-time jobs and is trying to add a third to the mix.
Posted In: Unemployment, part-time jobs, jobs report, Jobs

Compared to stocks and real estate, the job market’s a slacker

Aug 2, 2013
Unemployment claims are down; economic growth is up, as are car sales and stock prices. But the question remains, will all that add up to more jobs?
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report

162,000 jobs added, unemployment falls to 7.4%

Aug 2, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 162,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

‘Sorry, I don’t have any cash!’

Jul 31, 2013
Are tips drying up as Americans trade paper for plastic?
Posted In: tipping, Jobs, Tech, cash, cashless

Twinkie workers are back on the job, but making less

Jul 30, 2013
Twinkie bakers follow in the footsteps of foundry workers, baggage handlers, and others, as restructured companies hire employees back at lower wages.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Unions, labor, union, Twinkies

'Grand bargain' or no, corporations come out ahead, right?

Jul 30, 2013
Proposed cut in corporate tax rate could cost multinationals more, domestic companies less.
Posted In: Washington, President Obama, Jobs, grand bargain

Is a job at Amazon a 'good job'?

Jul 29, 2013
Amazon is hiring 5,000 new full-time workers at its fulfillment centers.
Posted In: manufacturing, Jobs, Unemployment, Amazon, Amazon.com

Is a Detroit-style default coming to a city near you?

Jul 22, 2013
Economic diversity is key to staving off municipal bankruptcy.
Posted In: Detroit bankruptcy, Detroit mayor, Jobs

Obama's middle class: How have things changed?

Jul 22, 2013
President Obama returns to Knox College in Illinois to revive his push for economic growth.
Posted In: middle class, President Obama, manufacturing, Jobs

More people need second jobs, fewer can find them

Jul 15, 2013
Trying to cobble together a livelihood from more than on job is tough because of the slow jobs recovery and the rise of 'on-call' scheduling in low-wage industries.
Posted In: Jobs, part-time jobs

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