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Unemployment dips to 7.2 percent; 148,000 jobs added

Oct 22, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 148,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent.
Posted In: Unemployment, bureau of labor statistics, jobs report

No jobs report, but economy keeps moving

Oct 4, 2013
The government shutdown means no unemployment numbers have been released for September.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs, Unemployment

A look at the employment challenges facing Millennials

Oct 3, 2013
Jeremy Feador is a 27-year-old part-time worker in Cleveland, Ohio, and has been struggling to find full-time employment.
Posted In: jobs report, Millenials, youth, Unemployment, youth unemployment, Jobs

Unemployment applications near 6 year low

Sep 26, 2013
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level last week since June 2007.
Posted In: Unemployment, economic indicators

Lots of growth on the prairie

Sep 6, 2013
From credit cards to coffee shops, Sioux Falls, S.D., has a seemingly unending legacy of growth.
Posted In: Sioux Falls, Unemployment, Jobs

Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers discusses latest jobs report

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Posted In: Economy, jobs numbers, jobs report, Unemployment, labor force

Unemployment falls to 7.3%, 169,000 jobs added

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs numbers, Unemployment, jobs report, Economy

Getting back to work after long-term unemployment

Sep 5, 2013
A record number of Americans are long-term unemployed--six months or more. A lackluster job market is putting them back to work--slowly.
Posted In: Unemployment, jobs numbers, jobs market

Some positive news leading up to Friday's jobs numbers

Sep 5, 2013
Less people filed for unemployment over the last week. But layoff announcements went up.
Posted In: Unemployment, layoffs, jobs numbers

Job Wanted: French Turn Resumes into Street Art

Sep 3, 2013
A group of unemployed workers in France developed a new tactic to put themselves in front of potential employers.
Posted In: France, resume, street art, art, Unemployment

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