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The value of a college degree

Harvard quad

The college degree is becoming the new high school diploma: the new minimum requirement, albeit an expensive one

Fewest requests for unemployment aid since 2008 - AP

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.

The GOP's 'Joan Rivers' spending cuts aren't enough

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

Jobless benefits bill goes down in House - AP

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: Recession could be permanent - WaPo

Obama says he fears economy could enter ‘new normal’ of low job growth

The government is paying people not to work

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

Recover this: unemployment likely to hit 10 percent again - Bloomberg

Economists forecast rising unemployment in light of slow, tepid growth

Labor pains on Labor Day

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

How does minimum wage affect the young's high unemployment? - TheDC

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’

Unemployment rate for youths hit record high - CNBC

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

Jobs report shows a private sector reluctant to hire - NYT

Private employers were unable to add enough jobs in July to overcome the departure of thousands of temporary Census workers

Job subsidies also provide help to private sector - NYT

Congress to vote on extending job subsidy which, coincidentally, also gives private employers a lift

Jobless claims in U.S. declined by 11,000 to 457,000 - Bloomberg

Figures from the past week signals the labor market may be slow to improve even as the economy grows