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Long Term Joblessness

CHART: Long-Term Unemployment Crisis Is Historically Terrible

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business

The Great Recession ended in 2009, but Americans across the country are still grappling with its fallout. Nearly 40 percent of America’s unemplo...

WATCH: The Struggle Against Long-Term Joblessness

Posted 11.08.2012 | Media

As the general election ramps up (promising a struggle over the future of the social safety net), millions of Americans remain out of work. The unempl...

One In Three Workers Worldwide Are Jobless Or Living In Poverty

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

One in three workers worldwide is either living in poverty or unemployed -- a share that totals about 1.1 billion people -- according to the Internati...

Life & Happiness With Laura Rowley: Bouncing Back From Unemployment

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.18.2012 | Fifty

Hard-hit by layoffs during the recession, Laurie and her husband drained their retirement savings to cover the mortgage, and ran up their credit cards...

Janell Ross

Unemployment For Women Not Getting Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

The woman -- clad in a crisply-ironed blue dress, practical and polished flats and the perfect shade of red lipstick -- approached the microphone. Wha...

Jillian Berman

After Losing His Job And Home, One Man Comes To Protests To Fit In

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

Verride Gffrard stood on the edge of Zuccotti Park on Tuesday, quietly holding a sign and surveying the crowd around him. At 56, dressed subtly in a s...

Is Long-Term Unemployment America's Future?

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Like tea party activists and some of their fellow conservatives, Congress' reckless inattention to the deficit makes me concerned for my children's future. It's not because Congress is spending too much; no, it's investing far too little.

Long-Term Joblessness 'Off the Charts,'

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even though many economists say the Great Recession ended over the summer, you'd never know it by the millions of Americans still struggling to find w...