by Bryce Covert Posted on February 7, 2014
The wages of the long-term unemployed suffer even more.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 5, 2014 Updated: 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 Posted on February 4, 2014 Updated: February 4, 2014
New data shows the deficit falling over the next few years, removing Congress's excuse for inaction on the economy.
by Posted on January 29, 2014 Updated: January 29, 2014
Yet Congress hasn't been able to reach a deal to extend the long-term unemployment benefits program.
by Mike Rivera & Mason Atkins Posted 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 Posted 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.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on January 22, 2014
Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) office averted responsibility to help the jobless when labor activists asked for action on unemployment benefits.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 15, 2014 Updated: January 15, 2014
The long-term unemployed are outraged by Congressional inaction, and the anger reaches across party lines.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on January 14, 2014 Updated: January 14, 2014
The governor claimed that gutting the state's unemployment benefits has sent people back to where "they came from" because they moved to the state to collect "very generous benefits."
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 14, 2014
An agreement to extend long-term unemployment benefits failed over an argument about the amendments process.