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February Unemployment Rate

Arthur Delaney

Long-Term Unemployment Rises In Jobs Report, Congress Unlikely To Budge

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After several months of gradual decline, the number of Americans unemployed six months or longer surprisingly increased by 203,000 to 3....

U.S. Creates 175,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate At 6.7%

Posted 03.07.2014 | Business

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, as the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. ...

Arthur Delaney

Long-Term Unemployment Inches Up In February Jobs Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The national unemployment rate ticked down to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent in February as the economy added a relatively impressive 236,...

Mark Gongloff

Labor Department Unveils Newest Job Numbers

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

Despite constant budget fights in Washington, the U.S. economy managed one of the best months for job gains in the past year in February, driving the ...

Lila Shapiro

Unemployment Report: Missing Workers Mount Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- After a year without so much as looking at a job application, Lillian Acevedo once again can be counted as a member of the U.S. labor forc...