The states with the next highest rates of black unemployment were Nevada (16.1 percent) and Michigan (15.8 percent), according
Still, the steady hiring means businesses are increasingly competing to find workers. Still, the winter failed to freeze
More from the AP: The report Friday from the Labor Department signaled that the U.S. economy is steadily strengthening and
In a labor market free of racial discrimination, one would expect whites and Native Americans to have somewhat similar outcomes, not starkly divergent outcomes like we see in Alaska, the Northern Plains, and the Southwest.
Some manufacturing is coming back to America, to be sure, but not the assembly line jobs that used to be the core of manufacturing employment. Computerized machine tools and robots are doing an increasing portion of the work -- which is why many companies can afford to bring their factories back here. Get it? Technology and globalization are driving the good deals American consumers are getting this holiday season. But the same forces are keeping wages down, and are even on the verge of eliminating many of the low-wage retail and related service jobs many Americans now need to make ends meet. To put it another way, American consumers getting great shopping deals are also American workers on the losing end of those same deals.
WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Labor Department on Thursday said the government's employment report for September
To the relief of borrowers around the world, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board is holding off on tapering its bond-buying program.
Bankers break the law with impunity, are bailed out, and go on breaking the law, richer than they were before. And yet, bizarrely, the only Americans who seem to be seething with anger are the beneficiaries of this economic injustice -- the wealthiest and most privileged among us.
The U.S. added 175,000 jobs in May, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.6 percent, the Labor Department announced Friday
And even for those 20-somethings who did graduate college are struggling to find work and burdened by student loan debt. Millions
In Virginia, most the job gains were recorded by private sector employers, which added 31,800 jobs, while public sector employment
The job market is one of the few economic indicators that has failed to get back to pre-recession levels. Stock prices, GDP
About 284,000 Americans with college degrees were working minimum wage jobs last year, according to the Wall Street Journal
Washington Legal Clinic For The Homeless Report: D.C. Homeless Families Face Difficult Obstacles When Seeking Shelter
With as many as 1,014 homeless families in D.C. -- including 1,600 homeless youth -- the Washington Legal Clinic for the