The college degree is becoming the new high school diploma: the new minimum requirement, albeit an expensive one
The Labor Department reported that requests for unemployment benefits are at their lowest point since July of 2008
How to create jobs - TheDC Opinion
Eliminating the corporate income tax, repealing the federal minimum wage, ending unemployment benefits and other job-creating ideas.
Republicans need bold new ideas, like raising the 50-employee FMLA limit.
Jobless data could break '80s record - USA Today
Not since the early 1980s has the nation’s unemployment rate been so grim for so long, a government report due Friday is likely to show
Republicans in the House Thursday blocked a bill that would have extended jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed beyond the holiday season
Oregon gets 7,600 more jobs, biggest one-month gain in years - The Oregonian
The numbers released today show strong hiring by universities, schools, retailers, hospitals and providers of nursing and residential care
Obama says he fears economy could enter ‘new normal’ of low job growth
How unemployment benefits give rise to higher unemployment rates.
NYC unemployment rate drops - Bloomberg
The New York State Labor Department released figures Thursday that showed New York City’s jobless rate as is its lowest in 16 months
No Relief - TheDC
Economy sheds 95,000 jobs; Dems given little help before midterm elections
Economists forecast rising unemployment in light of slow, tepid growth
For the nearly 15 million unemployed Americans, Labor Day weekend is a sad reminder they are without a job.
10 best cities to find work - Forbes
In hard times, relocating may be the answer to finding employment
About 81 million out of the roughly 620 million economically active youth between the ages of 15-24 worldwide were out of a job, a statistic that has analysts warning of a ‘lost generation’
According to the International Labor Organization, 81 million out of 630 million 15-24 year olds are unemployed
OPINION: Obamanomics has failed - Washington Examiner
With Christina Romer’s departure, it is time to examine what the administration’s economic policies have really done
Private employers were unable to add enough jobs in July to overcome the departure of thousands of temporary Census workers
Congress to vote on extending job subsidy which, coincidentally, also gives private employers a lift
Figures from the past week signals the labor market may be slow to improve even as the economy grows