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Unemployment 2011

Long-Term Jobless Eye Bleak Future As Unemployment Benefits End

Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Lucia Mutikani) - George Parks has been out of work for 21 months and his unemployment benefits will run out at the end of the month. ...

Congress Is Creating Layoffs -- Not Jobs

Jeff Reeves | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Jeff Reeves

Whatever the motivations in Washington, the truth of the matter is that the biggest job destroyer in 2011 has been the government.

Unemployment Claims Fall Slightly As Layoffs Slow

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that layoffs are slowing and employers may be stepping up h...

Unemployment Rate Falls, But Economy Adds Only 36K Jobs

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate is suddenly sinking at the fastest pace in a half-century, falling to 9 percent from 9.8 percent in just two ...

Arthur Delaney

CBO: Unemployment Rate Will Stay Above 9 Percent Through 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The jobs crisis isn't going anywhere, according to the latest forecast from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which puts the national unemp...

Unemployment Rate Falls, But Job Growth Misses Expectations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By Lucia Mutikani): The economy created far fewer jobs that expected in December, suggesting the Federal Reserve will complete its asset b...