Unemployment

April 20, 2017

More than 2 million millennials aren't in school or working — and most are white and male

The Census Bureau data also found that 70 million millennials are living at home.

March 2, 2017

Rachel Dolezal changes name to Nkechi Amare Diallo — good luck with those job applications

The former NAACP chapter president should know that people with ethnic-sounding names have difficulty getting interview callbacks.
Feb. 6, 2017

What is the biggest threat to American jobs? Hint: It’s not immigrants.

Trump is right that many American workers are hurting — but he doesn't necessarily get why.
Feb. 1, 2017

The troubling link between school shootings and jobless rates

School shootings might not be so random, after all.
Jan. 5, 2017

Some unemployed men are turning down jobs because they're too girly

Masculinity: even more fragile than we thought.
Dec. 13, 2016

In 2016, Santa Claus is embracing the gig economy like the rest of us

The key question: How much does that Santa Claus job pay?

Dec. 2, 2016

President Barack Obama just gave a huge farewell gift to Donald Trump 

Donald Trump will inherit the lowest unemployment rate — 4.6% — in nearly a decade.
Nov. 4, 2016

Here's what today's jobs numbers say about President Barack Obama

Unemployment fell, but the real story is wage growth.
Oct. 7, 2016

Are jobs in the U.S. really growing?

Unemployment ticked up in September. Here's what you need to know.
Oct. 5, 2016

Young people suffered the most from the financial crisis — here's exactly how much

One in 10 jobs for people younger than 30 disappeared. Some may never come back.
Sept. 1, 2016

Is Mexico really taking jobs from the US? Economists aren't so convinced.

Jobs have certainly moved to Mexico, but not as many as Donald Trump says.

Aug. 26, 2016

Here's why mass joblessness makes everyone safer

Silver lining ... ?
July 18, 2016

Survive a Layoff By Doing These 3 Things

Losing a job isn't fun, but there's a silver lining.
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July 9, 2016

$15 Federal Minimum Wage Added to Democratic Platform for 2016

The switch is a victory for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, and rejects prior wage proposals as overly vague.
June 16, 2016

This Is How the US Robbed Itself of $87 Billion in 2014

A new analysis of criminal justice data shows mass incarceration has made the U.S. less productive.
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June 14, 2016

19 Stunning Photos of the Massive Labor Protests That Swept France on Tuesday

Police estimated up to 75,000-80,000 protesters, with labor unions estimating 1.3 million, Reuters reported.

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May 2, 2016

Sports Authority Will Likely Close All Locations, Leaving 14,500 People Without Jobs

The chain's collapse is a cruel blow to workers in an already-unstable industry.
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April 11, 2016

This Study Shows How Smoking Affects Your Career

As if you needed another reason to kick the habit.
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March 26, 2015
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March 5, 2015

If You Were Born After 1984, You've Never Experienced This Kind of Job Market

Things are turning around for the nation.
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Feb. 25, 2015

To Make the Most Money, Major in This

A new report provides some interesting insights.

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Feb. 12, 2015
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Jan. 22, 2015

There's One Huge Problem That Free Community College Will Do Nothing to Fix

A good idea falls short of addressing the real issue.
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Sept. 25, 2014

Watch 38 Years of Unemployment in America in 120 Seconds

This rise and fall of the U.S. economy, in one GIF.
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Sept. 21, 2014

Watch the U.S. Unemployment Rate Plummet Under President Obama in One Hypnotic GIF

Where are the jobs? Oh, here they are.

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Sept. 9, 2014

The Economy Isn't Getting Any Better for Minority Families

White families see almost all of the gains.
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Sept. 5, 2014

Latest Unemployment Report Shows That Millions of Americans Are Still Struggling

A disappointing jobs report shows that the unemployed are still struggling.
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July 16, 2014

A Stunning Photo Series Captures the Decline of a Single Block in Detroit

The heartbreaking story of the Motor City's collapse, told in just six pictures.
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July 16, 2014

Summer Jobs Are Dying, But Not for the Reason You Might Expect

If you worked as a lifeguard as a teen, you're part of a dying breed.