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March jobs report disappointing, but not a disaster

Apr 9, 2012
After news that Sony is cutting 6 percent of its workforce and that the U.S. economy only added 120,000 jobs last month, the future doesn't look bright -- but a bigger picture shows it's all just part of a slow recovery.
Posted In: Unemployment

March job growth sluggish

Apr 6, 2012
Employers hired many fewer workers in March than in previous months, but the unemployment rate fell for the first time since January.
Posted In: Jobs, quantitative easing, Unemployment

Youth unemployment in Europe at dangerous levels

Apr 6, 2012
While the U.S. continues to see optimistic job gains, the situation in Europe is not looking so hopeful. The worst affected group by far are the young.
Posted In: youth, Unemployment

120,000 jobs added in March

Apr 6, 2012
The Labor Department reports the U.S. economy added 120,000 jobs last month. That was roughly half of what economists had expected, and a significant slowdown compared to the last few months.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

March U.S. jobs numbers a disappointment

Apr 6, 2012
The U.S. economy only added 120,000 jobs in March, which is half of what economists had originally expected.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

White House's Alan Krueger on March jobs numbers

Apr 6, 2012
The head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers talks about the Labor Department's latest employment report, which showed that only 120,000 jobs were created in March.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Early jobs report shows planned layoffs falling

Apr 5, 2012
This morning, the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported that the number of planned layoffs dropped last month to a 10-month low -- a good sign as we await unemployment numbers from the government tomorrow.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs, Unemployment

In Spain, Catholic church starting job recruitment push

Mar 26, 2012
The Catholic church in Spain is trying to draw more members to its ranks by promising a "job for life," but that is problematic for a number of reasons.
Posted In: spain, Catholic church, Unemployment

From heavy industry to intensive care

Mar 21, 2012
Workers in Detroit who've been laid off from traditional industry are finding new and unexpected opportunities in the caring professions.
Posted In: nursing, Detroit, employment, Unemployment, second career

With unemployment at 14 percent, the Irish look for work abroad

Mar 19, 2012
More than a year after Ireland received a bailout, unemployment in the country has risen to more than 14 percent, and nearly 1,500 people leave the Emerald Isle every week to look for work.
Posted In: Ireland, emigration, Unemployment

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