By Bryce Covert on March 7, 2014
Analysts had expected 149,000 jobs to be added.
By Bryce Covert on March 4, 2014
Meet one woman struggling with long-term unemployment without a benefit check to rely on.
By Jeff Spross on February 27, 2014
The solar industry's workforce is projected to grow substantially in the coming years, making it a key opportunity for boosting veterans' employment.
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By Bryce Covert on February 27, 2014
Black men start out behind and have the odds stacked against them in getting a job and earning decent pay.
By Bryce Covert on February 7, 2014
The wages of the long-term unemployed suffer even more.
By Alan Pyke on February 5, 2014
A Republican lawmaker justifies his party's blockade of crucial aid to the long-term unemployed by calling the program "immoral."
By Harry Stein, Guest Blogger on February 4, 2014
New data shows the deficit falling over the next few years, removing Congress's excuse for inaction on the economy.
By Bryce Covert on January 29, 2014
Yet Congress hasn't been able to reach a deal to extend the long-term unemployment benefits program.
By Mason Atkins and Mike Rivera on January 28, 2014
Among the attendees are four guests who do not fit the usual mold but represent pressing economic challenges.
By Sy Mukherjee on January 23, 2014
A new Gallup survey shows the U.S. uninsurance rate began declining in 2014 -- especially among the unemployed and minorities -- as Obamacare went into effect.