Jan 17, 2014
President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September.
Jan 16, 2014
Congress's Joint Economic Committee holds a hearing on income inequality. Just the latest congressional foray into the problem.
Jan 15, 2014
President Obama has called on employers to stop passing over long-term jobless applicants.
Jan 10, 2014
The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent.
Jan 9, 2014
There's a recent trend of (former) employees quitting jobs and putting up videos and comments on social media criticizing their employer. How many weeks of pay would you give up to be able to say what you want to about your job and not worry about burning a bridge?
Jan 9, 2014
The unemployment report comes out tomorrow, but there are some positive signs in advance.
Jan 7, 2014
A deal to reinstate unemployment insurance is working its way through Congress, but would it mean that people on unemployment would just take a few months longer to find a job?
Dec 27, 2013
For 1.3 million Americans, long-term federal unemployment benefits expire this weekend.
Dec 24, 2013
Long-term unemployment has not been this high for this long since World War II.
Dec 20, 2013
The conclusion of our Jobless Generation series.