According to new data, there are now 1.4 workers for each open job. Normally, that ratio is closer to 2.8 workers per vacant position.
Raising the minimum from $7.25 to $15 per hour is part of the American Rescue Act, now making its way through Congress.
Besides the high costs of raising children, the cost of living is often cited as one of the key deterrents for young parents.
From miners to CEO's, photographer Chris Crisman collected images and essays from 60 women working a variety of jobs across the country.
It depends on how long you've been out, what you do and where you live.
For many second-generation Asian-Americans, academic achievement doesn't translate to professional achievement
Asian-Americans have the highest percentage of college grads of any minority group. And though they represent just 6 percent of the population, they account for 20 percent of Ivy League students. But once they enter the workforce, it’s a different story. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The geographic digital divide is wider than ever.
New data from the Labor Department show 201,000 new jobs were created in August, which is about average, month-in, month-out, for the past year. The unemployment rate was unchanged, at 3.9 percent. We’ve been sitting in that low-unemployment ballpark since mid-spring. Average hourly earnings for private sector workers accelerated in August. They’re up 2.9 percent compared […]
And still builders are facing a shortage of skilled and unskilled workers.