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Longterm Unemployment

Eugene Mulero

'Being Unemployed For So Long I Was Kind Of Going Crazy' | Eugene Mulero | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Betsy Andrews, 54, is a newly hired substitute teacher at the Seattle Public Schools district. I got laid off from my high school teaching job in ...

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Harry Reid Says Republicans Don't Care About The Unemployed | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans say they have opposed Democratic attempts to extend long-term unemployment benefits on various grounds, including that the c...

Michael McAuliff

Why Extending Unemployment Aid Leads To More Jobs And A Better Economy | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans who have been blocking the extension of longterm unemployment benefits on the grounds that the country can no longer afford ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Congressman Says Providing Long-Term Jobless Aid Is 'Immoral' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Texas) said Tuesday that it would be "immoral" to extend benefits to the longterm unempl...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Explain They Filibustered Unemployment Aid On Principle | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans filibustered a Democratic bill to restore unemployment benefits to more than one million Americans because they were standin...

Arthur Delaney

Long-Term Unemployment Inches Up In February Jobs Report | 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,...

Then And Now: 'Am I Doing Better? Yes. But I've Lost So Much'

AP | MITCH WEISS | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Here was Chas Kaufmann's life before the Great Recession: $28,000 in restaurant tabs in a year, cruises, house parties with f...

It's Time To Start The Conversation On Long-term Unemployment In Your Own Community

Joseph M. Carbone | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business
Joseph M. Carbone

Now more than ever before in our history it is time we as a nation start talking about how we can help the long-term unemployed get back to work. The best place to begin the conversation is right in your own community.

Companies Where Employees Are Losing Hope

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Some companies become so badly damaged because of changes in the competitive markets or due to poor management decisions that thei...

Lila Shapiro

U.S. Adds 117,000 Jobs In July As Jobless Rate Falls, Beating Expectations | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average had its worst drop since the financial crisis, fresh data showed a slightly less pessimistic ...

Lila Shapiro

U.S. Adds 18,000 Jobs In June As Jobless Rate Climbs To 9.2 Percent | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

The unemployment rate rose and the economy added far fewer jobs than anticipated in June, confirming fears that an economic slump has taken hold and f...

Laura Bassett

Biden To Jobless: 'Hang In There' | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden has three words of advice for America's 14.5 million unemployed: "hang in there." Anna Robertson of Yahoo! New...

Laura Bassett

WATCH: White House Economist Dodges Question About Age Discrimination | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As part of its collaboration with and Facebook to answer burning questions from unemployed people about the economy, the Whi...

Laura Bassett

Study: Longterm Unemployment Has Disastrous Effects On Health And Longevity | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- With 17 percent of the American workforce either unemployed or underemployed, experts predict that the scarring consequences of the rece...

Laura Bassett

How To Find A Job: Career Expert's Tips For The Unemployed (SLIDESHOW) | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As long-term unemployment takes its toll on the psyches of millions of laid-off American workers, career consultants like Bill Jeffries of Tucson, Ari...