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Good news on inflation

Dec 16, 2011
Lower energy costs kept November's Consumer Price Index flat, a good sign for the U.S. economy.

Home care workers may get minimum wage, overtime

Dec 15, 2011
The administration's proposal could help a growing industry retain workers. But some say high labor costs could limit care for the elderly and disabled.

Despite reports, odds still stacked against job seekers

Dec 13, 2011
A recent report from the Department of Labor has job listings up sharply over two years prior, but with unemployment at 8.6 percent, job openings are not plentiful.

MID-DAY UPDATE: February job numbers, solar panels

Mar 4, 2011
We got big numbers today from the U.S. Labor Department. In February, U.S. payrolls increased 192,000 and the jobless rate fell to 8.9 percent --...

U.S. Employment Picture at a Glance

Mar 4, 2011
U.S. employers added 192,000 workers in February and the unemployment rate declined to 8.9 percent -- the lowest level since April 2009. The illu...

The best and worst cities for jobs

Mar 3, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department will release its February jobs report on Friday. And that got us thinking about - location, location, location. The...