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Jobs Recovery

Ariel Edwards-Levy

'I Never Thought I'd Be Able To Give My Son His Own Bedroom' | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The year 2014 is ending on an economic high note: The U.S. workforce added 321,000 jobs in November, hourly wages are ticking upward, an...

Jobs Created Last Month Overwhelmingly Part-Time, Low-Wage

AP | PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — The 162,000 jobs the economy added in July were a disappointment. The quality of the jobs was even worse. A disproportionate numbe...

The Disturbing Nature Of America's Part-Time Jobs Recovery (In 1 Chart)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Business

The U.S. economy has created more than four times as many part-time jobs as full-time jobs this year, and a new government report shows why that's suc...

Middle Class Miss Out On Recovery As Poor, Rich Grab Jobs: Report

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

The job market may be bouncing back, but only for those making a lot of money or not much of it at all. Middle income jobs have accounted for only...

What's Helping To Boost The Job Market

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — A resurgent U.S. job market that has lifted the economy appears to be enduring. Factories in the Northeast kept hiring in early Ma...

CHART: The Best Possible Jobs Scenario

Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. economy gained 192,000 jobs in February 2011, while the unemployment rate dropped down to 8.9 percent. That's good news. Just don't expect em...

Intel Chief To Join Obama's Jobs Council

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HILLSBORO, Ore. — Pushing his jobs agenda, President Barack Obama made the case Friday that companies can make money and build up the country at...

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...

The Jobless Recovery? What a Concept

John M. Eger | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
John M. Eger

More of our students earning a coveted degree from one of America's great universities are doomed to an uncertain future.

Future Hiring Will Mainly Benefit The High-Skilled

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Whenever companies start hiring freely again, job-seekers with specialized skills and education will have plenty of good opportunities. Others will fa...

CEOs Explain Why They're Not Hiring Despite Cash, Rising Profit

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Corporate profits are soaring. Companies are sitting on billions of dollars of cash. And still, they've yet to amp up hiring or make major investments...

City Jobless Rate Falls To 10%, Lowest Since November | PATRICK MCGEEHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City's unemployment rate declined again in March, falling to 10 percent, its lowest rate since last November, and lending support to the view...

Band-Aids, Bipartisanship and Baby-Steps: How Not to Deal With a Jobs Crisis

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Does anyone believe that we would be facing the same lack of urgency about the jobs crisis in Washington if it were the unemployment rate among the top 10 percent that was 31 percent?

Where We Are and Where We Were

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Our policies have helped move us from a situation where we were losing a nightmarish 750,000 jobs per month to one in which we are a lot closer to adding jobs, on net, on a regular basis.