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If Only Employers and Workers Would Act Like Adults

Ira Wolfe | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Ira Wolfe

To get job creation moving and get people back to work, everyone needs to take a step back and breathe deeply.

I'm 58 And Unemployed

Jeb Harrison | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty
Jeb Harrison

When work/life balance is temporarily unbalanced by life responsibilities and the physical and mental fallout of grief and pain, how much empathy can a faceless corporation be expected to show, and for how long?

Nearly Half Of Unemployed Americans Are Under 34

Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

The kids are not alright. So not alright, in fact, that about 45 percent of the nation’s unemployed are between the ages of 18 and 34, according to ...

Plan To Replace Workers Scared Away By Ala. Law Coming Up Short

Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

By Jay Reeves The Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jerry Spencer had an idea after Alabama's tough new law against illegal immigration s...

Unemployed Face Tough Competition

AP | By PAUL WISEMAN and CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 11.04.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The job market is even worse than the 9.1 percent unemployment rate suggests. America's 14 million unemployed aren't competing just wit...

14-Year-Old About To Reach Lifetime Limit On Insurance Policy

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of our Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up compelling local stories about the victims of the recession. Fourteen...

Poll Shows Mounting Toll Of Joblessness On Nation | MICHAEL LUO and MEGAN THEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

More than half of the nation's unemployed workers have borrowed money from friends or relatives. An equal number have cut back on doctor's visits or m...

The 10 Magic Steps from Depression to Career Transition

Fawn Germer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Fawn Germer

You've got to get your head in the game so you can figure it out for yourself. That means clearing out the negativity and depression that is closing you off from the possibility that matters to you.

Bobby Jindal Is a Phony as Well as a Lousy Speaker

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Jindal would rather cheat the poorest unemployed workers in his state of an extra few dollars than cause its businessmen, his bigtime buddies, to pay a little extra in unemployment taxes.

NYC Mayor Bloomberg: Wall Street's Unemployed To Be Retrained

New York Times | PATRICK McGEEHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just as Michigan is scrambling to retrain laid-off auto workers, New York City officials have come up with a plan to find new work for the unemployed ...

Peaceful Revolution: Congress: Include Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act in the Recovery Package!

Elizabeth Lower-Basch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Lower-Basch

Astonishingly enough, what the government often does is give breaks to everyone except the people who need them the most. Less than 40 percent of unemployed workers receive UI benefits.