By Bryce Covert on April 18, 2014
The single biggest predictor of whether someone will be out of work for a year or more is the state of the economy.
By Alan Pyke on April 4, 2014
The Senate moved one small step closer to passing a restoration of long-term jobless benefits that lapsed in December, costing states billions.
The March jobs report came in just shy of economist's expectations.
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By Bryce Covert on March 24, 2014
Some people have gone back to work, but a much larger number have given up on trying to find a job altogether.
By Bryce Covert on March 21, 2014
Just 11 percent of the long-term unemployed find steady, full-time work.
By Alan Pyke on March 13, 2014
The deal would restore weeks of missed payments for millions of unemployed people and their families, but let the program lapse again in May.
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.
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.