By Igor Volsky on December 18, 2013
The conservative case for extending unemployment benefits.
By Bryce Covert on December 18, 2013
Native Americans have 31 percent lower odds of being employed than their white peers.
By Alan Pyke on December 17, 2013
Despite evidence that credit reports are useless for hiring decisions, employers still rely on them. Sen. Warren and others want to end the practice.
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By Alan Pyke on December 12, 2013
With deadlines looming, Congress needs to take two simple steps (and hold off on a third) to avoid inflicting needless economic pain on millions.
By Bryce Covert on December 9, 2013
A failure to reauthorize the federal unemployment benefits program would also reduce GDP.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he only supports unemployment benefits up to 26 weeks.
By Alan Pyke on December 6, 2013
Unemployment will remain above 6.5 percent throughout 2014 and well into 2015, according to new research.
By Bryce Covert on December 4, 2013
Meet Lillian, Alan and John.
By Ruy Teixeira, Guest Contributor on November 26, 2013
Obama can refocus the political debate on the economy, push good policy, and improve Democratic political fortunes -- all at the same time.
By Bryce Covert on November 26, 2013
A record number of workers also say they worry "a lot" about losing their jobs.