The latest unemployment figures find Illinois still perilously near dead last in the nation. But some Illinois towns aren't suffering.
Paul's paternal concern for us doesn't stop at unemployment benefits.
Simply put, we cannot count on humans always being better than robots at any particular task.
Since September 2011, more than 40,000 veterans have been hired through the Veteran Recruiting virtual career fairs, and more than 600 employers have participated.
By removing the Scrooge-like obstacles embedded in the tax code, exiled cash could be fueling our sputtering American economy instead of creating jobs and investments in China or Vietnam by American multinational corporations.
The Fed has said it wouldn't begin to boost interest rates until sustainable economic growth was achieved. However, no one has actually defined what ...
It's hard to say whether the economy has been naughty or nice this year. Employment growth has been up and down all year, raising hopes and then dashing them in a continuous cycle. Even so, suppose you indulged the economy by letting it make a holiday wish list.
Graduating from college and entering the real world can easily put you in a state of anxiety. You may have the world at your feet, but that world involves dealing with money -- something many of us were never really taught to do properly.
Welcome back (after we took last week off, to digest) to our Friday roundup! We should have two weeks of news to cover, but nothing much of anything strange or startling happened Thanksgiving week, so we're going to concentrate on just this current week.
Small businesses are Little Engines That Do. They think they can, they know they can―and they're right.
Okay, there were too many negatives in that title. Let me say it more positively: We positively must extend UI benefits, lest 1.3 million UI recipients lose needed UI benefits in a job market that is improving, but still slack.
Today’s jobs report makes clear that, despite improvements this year, the labor market is still not strong enough for policymakers to let emerge...
Black workers consistently have higher unemployment rates than whites, but the dispersion is even worse for America's youth. Nearly one in four black 16- to 24-year-olds was out of work in November, compared to only about one in ten white workers in the same age group.
We and others warned a year ago that letting the payroll tax expire would hurt the economy. Policymakers ignored those warnings, and in a new analys...
It's one of the oldest right-wing claims: "Excessive" regulation will harm job creators and kill the economy. But is it based on sound economics?
There is no way that a typical Walmart worker could support one or two children without help from the government. In this picture, the government is the helping hand that allows workers to make ends meet despite the bad cards dealt to them. The problem with this story is that the cards were not just dealt out randomly; there was a rigged deck.