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After a year of unemployment -- finally, a job

Feb 5, 2013
For one of the long-term unemployed, a very happy ending.
Posted In: long-term unemployed, Unemployment

View from a small business in a recovering economy

Feb 5, 2013
Boise burger-and-Idaho-fries entrepreneur expands his business as joblessness contracts.
Posted In: Unemployment, Entrepreneurship, Boise, idaho

How Boise beat the national unemployment rate

Feb 1, 2013
Boise, Idaho, has a diverse economy -- potatoes, chips (the high-tech kind) and wine.
Posted In: Unemployment, Boise, idaho

U.S. creates 157,000 jobs in January

Feb 1, 2013
In its jobs report for the month of January, the Labor Department made major revisions to its numbers for the months of November and December, revealing even stronger job growth at the end of the year than previously thought.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Mixed jobs numbers mean slow, but steady, growth

Feb 1, 2013
A report out today revealed that 157,000 jobs were created in January, but the unemployment rate actually rose to 7.9 percent. Take the average of the two, and it looks like more of the same: slow, but steady, growth.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Will jobs numbers follow GDP to show slower economy?

Feb 1, 2013
January unemployment numbers will help economists figure out which direction the economy is headed.
Posted In: Unemployment, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Economy

January layoffs down 24 percent from 2011

Jan 31, 2013
According to a new report, January layoffs were up 24 percent from December but down 24 percent from the previous year, which could indicate relatively low unemployment rates for the month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release the latest unemployment numbers on Friday.
Posted In: Unemployment, Economy, Jobs

Ringing in the New Year: So where are the jobs?

Jan 4, 2013
The U.S. economy adds 155,000 jobs in December, and the unemployment rate remains steady at 7.8 percent.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs, Unemployment

Obama adviser: Jobs report shows continued progress

Jan 4, 2013
Alan Krueger, chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, weighs in on the government's December jobs report
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment, wages

Unemployment ticks up to 7.8 percent, 155,000 jobs added

Jan 4, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that unemployment has stayed steady at 7.8 percent, and the economy added 155,000 jobs last month.
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment

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