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.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 13, 2014
The lapse in unemployment benefits could have severe consequences for millions of children.
Florida residents filing for unemployment benefits have flooded the governor's office with thousands of complaints.
by Aviva Shen Posted on January 8, 2014 Updated: January 8, 2014
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) is forcing a choice between extending a lifeline for unemployed Americans and taking one away from the children of undocumented immigrants.