By Sy Mukherjee on February 5, 2014
"There is a critical difference between people who like to work and can't find a job, or have a job that's lost for reasons beyond their control, and people who choose not to work."
By Jeff Spross on January 29, 2014
Recent updates in building codes used around the country have cut energy use by 30 percent since 2007.
By Joanna M. Foster on January 27, 2014
The U.S. economy added over 23,600 solar energy related jobs last year, bringing the total number of solar jobs in the nation to 142,698.
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By Bryce Covert on January 17, 2014
More recent college grads are finding themselves in low-pay, part-time work that doesn't require a degree.
By Jeff Spross on January 10, 2014
It's possible December's cold weather depressed the jobs count, and that man-made climate change could bring future freezes.
By Bryce Covert on January 10, 2014
Analysts had expected 196,000 jobs to be added.
By Aviva Shen on January 3, 2014
Unemployment benefits expired at the end of December, leaving a billion-dollar hole in the economy.
By Bryce Covert on December 28, 2013
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban employers from looking into criminal histories until applicants get a chance to prove themselves.
By Bryce Covert on December 20, 2013
Manufacturing jobs pay better than others but are closing their doors to female workers.
By Bryce Covert on December 19, 2013
The boost in consumer spending from a higher minimum wage would increase GDP and support the creation of new jobs.