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U.S. Labor Secretary on December jobs numbers

Jan 6, 2012
Hilda Solis, the Secretary of the Labor Department, discusses the jobs picture today, and where we still need to improve.
Posted In: Labor Department, Jobs, Unemployment

European job market struggles more than U.S.

Jan 6, 2012
In Europe, some countries in the north are doing well while in southern countries like Italy and Spain, unemployment is skyrocketing.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Unemployment

Unemployment claims fall in December

Jan 5, 2012
Fewer people lined up for unemployment line -- and for unemployment benefits -- last week and payroll company ADP says private employment jumped by 325,000 in December.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Economic growth likely to be uneven in 2012

Jan 5, 2012
Jobs numbers are up, and the outlook is good for manufacturing and some other sectors. Not every part of the economy has such a sunny outlook for 2012, though.
Posted In: Unemployment

PODCAST: A not-so-Kodak moment

Jan 5, 2012
Boeing will close a military aircraft factory in Wichita, Kansas, laying off 2,000 workers over two years. The European Union could soon begin cracking down on how online companies use personal data. Shares of Netflix soared yesterday after data showed that users watched over 2 billion hours of TV and movies last quarter. And in this week's Attitude Check with Gallup, we look at the extent to which the 2012 election will focus on economic issues.
Posted In: netflix, kodak, Unemployment

Unemployment picture is improving, slow and steady

Jan 5, 2012
Fewer people lined up for unemployment benefits last week, which, if sustained, could drop the jobless rate in the longer term.
Posted In: Unemployment

Jobs surge

Jan 5, 2012
Today, ADP reported the biggest jump in new hires it has ever seen: 325,000 new jobs in December. Could that be a sign the economy is coming out of its stupor?
Posted In: paycheck, employment, Jobs, Unemployment

Unemployment etiquette

Dec 30, 2011
Unemployment may throw a wrench into your personal relationships. Learn tips -- for the employed and unemployed -- on how to navigate tricky social situations so you keep your relationships even in the face of job loss.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, etiquette

Out of work, but not out of options

Dec 30, 2011
Commentator Cecilia Marquez describes the experience of taking a risk to get a paycheck.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Education

Weekly jobless numbers conflict with employment trend

Dec 29, 2011
The Labor Department says jobless claims were up by 15,000 last week, to 381,000. But as Richard DeKaser explains, the bigger picture still shows things looking up in the job market.
Posted In: Unemployment, weekly jobless

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