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'Hard Times' seen from post-war suburbia

Jul 9, 2012
The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.
Posted In: HBO, documentary, film, Unemployment, Long Island, New York

Finding a first job not easy for new nurses

Jul 6, 2012
There's been talk of a nurse shortage for years, but why are many nursing grads still struggling to find a job?
Posted In: nursing, nurses, healthcare, Jobs, Unemployment, college

Monthly jobs report: A history of revisions

Jul 6, 2012
On the first Friday of each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its monthly jobs report. But don't pay too much attention to the number of jobs added or lost; it will be revised and revised again.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, bureau of labor statistics

One solution to the nation's unemployment problem

Jul 6, 2012
So as this unemployment report continues to show stagnant growth, many politicians, experts, armchair economists are chiming in on the best way to solve the unemployment problem in the U.S. One idea being floated is inspired by Germany: working fewer hours.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Department, Unemployment, mid-day extra

Obama adviser Alan Krueger talks June jobs numbers

Jul 6, 2012
The economy added 80,000 non-farm jobs in June and the unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent. Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, puts the latest numbers in perspective.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report

June unemployment sticks at 8.2%; 80,000 jobs added

Jul 6, 2012
The U.S. Labor Department has released its monthly jobs report. Employers added just 80,000 jobs last month, while unemployment stayed stagnant at 8.2 percent.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

June jobs report may be lackluster

Jul 6, 2012
Many economists are expecting fewer than 100,000 new jobs created, and unemployment to hold at 8.2% for the month of June.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Labor Department

China and EU stimulus may lift U.S. economy

Jul 5, 2012
Today central banks in Europe and China announced new monetary stimulus measures to spur economic growth. How will the global stimulus measures impact the U.S. economy and unemployment?
Posted In: jobs report, Federal Reserve, Unemployment, interest rates

What to expect from June jobs report

Jul 5, 2012
Today's job numbers are good, but economists still think tomorrow's will be mediocre.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, labor

Planned job cuts at 13-month low

Jul 5, 2012
Ahead of tomorrow's June jobs report, data today shows the number of planned job cuts at U.S. companies has dropped to the lowest level in 13 months.
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment, layoffs, recession

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