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.
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.
by Bryce Covert Posted 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 Posted 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.
by Bryce Covert Posted 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 Posted on March 21, 2014
Just 11 percent of the long-term unemployed find steady, full-time work.