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U.S. adds over 200,000 jobs in December

Jan 6, 2012
The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 200,00 jobs in December and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 2009.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

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 falls to 8.5%, lowest in three years

Jan 6, 2012
The nation's economy added 200,000 jobs in the month of December, while the jobless rate ticked down to 8.5 percent.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

December ends 2011 employment story on good note

Jan 6, 2012
The December jobs report showed that 200,000 new jobs were created in the month, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.5, the lowest rate since February 2009.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

PODCAST: The 8.5%

Jan 6, 2012
The economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama. The government is about to reveal how many hours people work on average each week. Many businesses aren't happy about a move to start registering an expanded number of web suffixes next week. Alternative sentencing through special problem-solving courts is better for the job prospects and earning potential of offenders.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Job growth could stay slow through election season

Jan 6, 2012
Economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Barack Obama, 2012 election

More professionals strike out on their own

Jan 6, 2012
Economists say today's jobless rate of 8.5 percent might have been higher if it weren't for more unemployed professionals starting their own home-based businesses.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Small Business

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

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