Intellectually Disabled Struggling to Find Work Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them. Even when they find work, it's often part time, in a dead-end job or for pay well below the minimum wage.
Arlington County Has Lowest Unemployment Rate In Va.Arlington County had Virginia's lowest jobless rate with 3.1 percent in December.
Poll: Americans Feel Government Is Nation's Biggest ProblemAccording to a recent poll, Americans feel that the largest problem plaguing the nation is its government.
GOP Constituents Also Depend On Jobless AidWhen federal emergency unemployment benefits expired last month, the effects ran deep in a Colorado county marked by two exit ramps off Interstate 25 — one leading to the conservative religious group Focus on the Family, the other to the Fort Carson Army post.
O'Malley Urges Extending Unemployment Benefits Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has written a letter signed by 13 other Democratic governors urging Congress to extend unemployment insurance benefits.
1.3 Million Losing Unemployment Benefits SaturdayMore than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend, entailing potentially significant implications for the recovering U.S. economy and setting up a tense battle when Congress reconvenes in the new year.
Study: Men Unemployed For Extended Period Of Time Age FasterAccording to a recent study, men who are unemployed for more than two years show signs of faster aging in their DNA.
Sluggish U.S. Hiring Shows Effects of Budget ImpasseA dim view of the U.S. job market emerged Tuesday with a report that employers cut back on hiring in September just before a partial government shutdown began.
D.C. Hits 14,500 Unemployment ClaimsAs of Friday, the D.C. Department of Employment Services has processed 14,500 claims for furloughed federal employees since Oct. 1st.
At Least 26,000 File for Unemployment in D.C., MarylandFurloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted for nearly a week.
Furloughed Workers Seeking Unemployment Pay in D.C.Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.
Employment Gap Between Rich, Poor Widest on RecordThe gap in employment rates between America's highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data conducted for The Associated Press.
14 Charged With Unemployment Benefits Fraud in DC Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.
Unemployment Rates Rise In Most U.S. States In July Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum.
New US Jobs Disproportionately Low-Paying, Part-TimeThe 162,000 jobs the economy added in July were a disappointment. The quality of the jobs was even worse.