by Alan Pyke Posted on June 22, 2014
Economic downturns have long been understood to push suicide rates up, but new research shows that a stronger unemployment safety net mitigates that effect.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 18, 2014
A landmark court ruling could make it easier for domestic violence victims who are fired for their abuse to get unemployment benefits.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 10, 2014
And the numbers keep climbing.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 9, 2014
One in five people who have been out of work for at least a year are battling depression.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 4, 2014
The Senators accused the President of trying to "dictate policies that restrict when American families can do the laundry."
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 22, 2014
Fourteen percent were still unsuccessfully job hunting five years after they lost their jobs.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 20, 2014
Black college graduates fare much worse in the job market than all other grads.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 20, 2014 Updated: May 21, 2014
Illinois is a case study: two months after losing long-term unemployment benefits, most were still out of work.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 19, 2014
The odds of long-term unemployment shoot up whenever the economy gets really bad.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 12, 2014
When the unemployment rate doubles, married women's risk of domestic violence shoots up.