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A Bold Action Plan for US Jobs Recovery!

Kenneth N. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth N. Davis

It's time for the Obama Administration to make jobs a much higher priority and to strongly back S 3899 as one of the main answers.

Employment Seeker In Grand Junction Pulls Gun When Told Pharmacy Wasn't Hiring

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | MIKE WIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Grand Junction police arrested a man Tuesday evening on suspicion he walked into the Rite Aid Pharmacy near Mesa State College, pulled out a gun and a...

Paycheck Jobs, Paycheck Feminism

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nanette Fondas

Over the past 40 years the work force has changed dramatically -- with immigrants, women, single mothers, and Generations X and Y moving in. Yet the country has not updated its policies accordingly.

Sometimes You Have To Take A Step Back

Mika Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mika Brzezinski

During that full year and more that I was out of work, I discovered who I was and what I was meant to do, regardless of my assignment or my annual salary. I discovered what my terms would be this time around.

The Young And The Jobless: Unemployment's Lasting Effects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The future doesn't look so shiny and bright, especially for young people, who are finding the job market tougher going than the older generation. The ...

Employment Recovery Needs Focus On | Joel Kotkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

White House operatives, as well as the Democrats in Congress, know high unemployment could bring big political trouble next year. But in their rush to...

New Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected To 474K

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The economic recovery is likely to draw strength from exports such as farm products, autos, aircraft and industrial machinery &ndas...

One Million Jobs

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

Millions of jobs, even if temporary, must be generated in short order, and the cost of these jobs must be kept low, in order to not increase the deficit unduly.

Best Cities For Jobs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Job seekers take heed, the best cities to find work may be in Texas. The Milken Institute, a nonpartisan economic think tank, released its annual Best...

The White House-FCC Jobs Clash

Bret Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bret Swanson

Did the Federal Communications Commission get the White House jobs memo? You know, the one with President Obama's exhortation: "Jobs must be our number one focus in 2010."

Jobs: Optimism Has Employers Hiring Again

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Employers who think they can avoid payroll tax and employee benefits by mischaracterizing independent contractors may be in for a surprise. The IRS, Labor Department, and even local state governments may disagree and the consequences can be severe.

Putting American Jobs, Competitiveness, and Economic Health First

John J. Castellani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John J. Castellani

New rules would limit the flexibility of U.S. businesses to redeploy capital to geographic areas that show the most promise for growth and also eliminate vital foreign tax credits.

Women, Men, and Happiness: We're All in Transition

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

The huge societal shift brought about by women's move into the workforce has only begun to play out, and its consequences are truly complex. So when telling this story, we should be careful not to isolate our focus to just women.

How to Squeeze Enjoyment Out of Unemployment | Suzannah Scully | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The secret to enjoying yourself when you are unemployed is to achieve enough during the day where you don't feel guilty about it. In fact, you will be...

Hair Baby, Hair Mama

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

Everyone loves my cool, funky new mom-'do. I love it, too. Which is unfortunate, as Husband and I have taken a look at our current financial situation and it seems I have to go back to work full time.

Number Of Working Americans On Food Stamps Surges

Financial Times | Sarah O’Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The number of working Americans turning to free government food stamps has surged as their hours and wages erode, in a stark sign that the recession i...

Page One Doesn't Reflect the Times

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

It would be nice to see a discussion about the serious implications this recession is having on those who aren't six-figure Wall Street types. It would be good for all New Yorkers.

The Disability, Health Care and Employment Connection

Ari Ne'eman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Ne'eman

Amy, a 22-year-old with a spinal cord injury, is caught in a vicious catch-22. If she goes to work, she will lose the assistance that makes it possible for her to work and live independently in the first place.

It's Not the Economy, Stupid

Krisztina 'Z' Holly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Krisztina 'Z' Holly

Unemployment numbers only tell part of the story, and they do not offer a solution for relieving the economic chaos. Instead, let's turn to the 140 million people who have jobs, and find practical ways to inspire them in their work, so we can empower them to innovate us out of a mess.

Why Employer Relocation Packages Are Becoming As Extinct As Jobs: Times Are a Changing Unless You Work for Oprah That Is!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Relocation: if you can find it, is almost always worth it.

How To Keep Your Job Without Resorting To Blackmail

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

Ninety percent of our eligible workforce remains employed even though we are currently experiencing the worst unemployment rate in 26 years. Stress le...

At Stake: The Future of Getting News to Americans

Alberto Ibargüen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alberto Ibargüen

If the future of democracy's news and information is online, then we must ensure everyone is online, and bring technology training, digital literacy and higher quality networks to our local communities.

Solving the Problem with Jobs and Wages

Rob Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Shapiro

The way to ensure the next expansion will create jobs is to make medical cost containment the center of health care reform the development and broad use of alternative fuels the center of energy policy.

Job Training: Often Misunderstood But Too Important to Dismiss

Brandon Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brandon Roberts

States' retraining efforts should use a sector-based focus with the goal of transitioning displaced workers into positions that the stimulus will support, in infrastructure and emerging fields.

Climactic But Not Just Because Of The Climate

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The American Clean Energy and Security Act establishes a market-based cap-and-trade system to limit emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide.