by Bryce Covert May 20, 2014
Illinois is a case study: two months after losing long-term unemployment benefits, most were still out of work.
by Bryce Covert May 19, 2014
The odds of long-term unemployment shoot up whenever the economy gets really bad.
by Bryce Covert May 12, 2014
When the unemployment rate doubles, married women's risk of domestic violence shoots up.
by Bryce Covert Apr 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 Apr 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 Mar 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 Mar 21, 2014
Just 11 percent of the long-term unemployed find steady, full-time work.
by Alan Pyke Mar 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 Mar 7, 2014
Analysts had expected 149,000 jobs to be added.