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Jobless Report

Chris Kirkham

Despite Upbeat Headline, Jobs Report Masks Low-Paying Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

From the looks of the latest monthly snapshot of the American labor market released by the government on Friday, a long-bleak jobs picture is finally ...

November Jobs Report Hides Dark Details

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

Another month, another jobs report with something for both the optimists and pessimists. Here's something both should agree on, though: The job market...

November Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 146,000 Jobs As Unemployment Rate Drops

Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

The U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November as the unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. (SCROLL DOWN FO...

Unemployment Rate Rises In July

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Employers added 163,000 jobs in July after three months of sluggish hiring, a pleasant surprise that could signal the U.S. economy may b...

Address the Jobs Crisis First

Robert Kuttner | Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Does anyone care about the American middle class? The working middle class -- especially its younger members -- now faces a prolonged period of high unemployment, declining wages, and diminished public services.

Another Weak Employment Report

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The jobs crisis eased a bit in October as companies stepped up hiring, suggesting further gains ahead. Still, hiring remains far t...