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Job growth strengthens, jobless rate ticks up to 6.7%

Mar 7, 2014
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployed, Labor Department

The part-time clouds in a jobs report of blue skies

Jul 5, 2013
Part-time workers dampen the otherwise good numbers in the Labor Department's monthly jobs snapshot.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployed, Labor Department

Jobs for youth today spares economic burden tomorrow

May 27, 2013
Could the government solve the youth unemployment problem?
Posted In: college graduate, Jobs, Unemployment, unemployed

The sequester cuts and a steelworker's job prospects

May 2, 2013
It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
Posted In: Ohio, manufacturing, steelworker, unemployed, sequester

Sequester cuts get real for unemployed Americans

Mar 1, 2013
The sequester will mean cuts to the unemployment checks people depend on to pay bills.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, unemployed, unemployment benefits

For unemployed, a shave and a haircut... no charge

Oct 19, 2012
Telling someone to cut their hair and get a job is an old cliche. But a Portland barbershop is doing just that for those who are down on their luck.
Posted In: haircut, unemployed

Unemployed or underemployed? There's an app for that

Sep 14, 2012
In a digital twist on the age-old practice of paying people to do odd jobs for you, new smartphone apps like TaskRabbit and Postmates allow you to hire your own personal assistants -- to say, clean your home, buy your groceries or run errands.
Posted In: errands, smartphone, apps, unemployed

When the unemployed stop looking for jobs

Sep 7, 2012
Discouraged workers give up after months of fruitless job seeking.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployed, long-term unemployed

Recovering from job loss

Aug 23, 2012
Author DW Gibson on what he learned traveling across the country talking with the unemployed for his new book, "Not Working," and one of the book's subjects, Bridgette Lacy, discusses what it's like to be jobless.
Posted In: unemployed, long-term unemployed, jobless

Americans still feel gloomy about the economy

Aug 23, 2012
The latest data on unemployment claims put them near their lowest levels since the start of the financial crisis. Hiring is slowly ticking up. So why aren't Americans feeling better about the economy?
Posted In: Gallup, unemployed, benefits

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