Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
More Millennials Living At Home Despite Improving EconomyDespite an improving economy over the last five years, more millennials are still living under the same roof as their families, according to new Pew Research Center analysis.
Applications For US Unemployment Aid Plunges To 42-Year LowSix years after a brutal recession that wiped out more than 8.5 million jobs, Americans are now enjoying a nearly unprecedented level of job security.
D.C. Mayor Says New Program Will Enhance City Job TrainingDistrict of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city spends $100 million a year on job training, and it's not clear how much of it is money well spent.
Unemployment Can Profoundly Affect Your Personality, Study ShowsAnyone who has been unemployed knows -- being out of work has a profound affect on you.
Study: Unemployment Linked To 45,000 Global Suicides Each YearOne-in-five suicides, or about 45,000 each year between 2000-2011, have been linked to unemployment.
Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.9 Percent As 248,000 Jobs Added In SeptemberThe U.S. economy generated 248,000 jobs in September, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent, its lowest level in six years.
Obama On Job Picture: 'We're On A Streak'President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.
Pope: Working On Sundays Harmful To Families, FriendshipsPope Francis has lamented the abandoning of the traditionally Christian practice of not working on Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and friendships.
Study: Black College Graduates Twice As Likely To Be UnemployedIn the report, “A College Degree is No Guarantee” from the Center for Economic and Policy Research, study authors Janelle Jones and John Schmitt find that the Great Recession has been difficult for all recent college graduates, but black graduates remain the hardest hit by unemployment.
Study: Childhood Bullying Victims Still Suffer At Age 50The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of fifty.
Unemployment Rates Fall in 21 US States Last Month More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.
Urban League: Underemployment Rate For African-American Workers Is 20.5 PercentWhile unemployment has been a major impediment to African-Americans' economic progress, underemployment is a bigger obstacle for them than it is for whites or Hispanics, the National Urban League says in its latest State of Black America report.
Report: Blacks Twice As Likely As Whites To Be UnemployedWhile unemployment has been a major impediment to African-Americans' economic progress, underemployment is a bigger obstacle for them than it is for whites or Hispanics, the National Urban League says in its latest State of Black America report.
Poll: American Confidence In Availability Of 'Quality' Jobs Still LowThe findings of a recent Gallup Poll show that few people in the United States feel there are adequate opportunities for finding a "quality job."