President Trump ran on a platform of job creation and drew support from many blue-collar workers concerned about employment and stagnant wages. So how is the president doing in keeping his promise to revitalize jobs in America? William Brangham talks…
By Maria Ines Zamudio and Michelle Minkoff, Associated Press
Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Senate Democrats are unveiling a new set of trade policies aimed at appealing to working-class voters.
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
While President Donald Trump and state lawmakers around the country extol the benefits of apprenticeships — and put money behind grants and tax credits to encourage private sector companies to offer them — some state agencies are creating their own…
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo
At 4.3 percent, the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 2001. But left out of this figure are people who are working part time or fewer hours than they desire -- - the underemployed. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker…
By Brian Thiede, Lillie Greiman, Stephan Weiler, Steven Beda, Tessa Conroy, The Conversation
The data paint a rich and sometimes surprising picture of the U.S. today.
Big companies today aren't creating nearly as many middle-class jobs. Instead they're hiring out much of the work to contractors around the world. But what if we could reverse engineer our technology to bring about a new era of local…
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs in July, building on the 292,000 jobs created in June, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent.
By Teresa Ghilarducci
It’s important for older women seeking employment to understand the particular challenges they face in the labor market.
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, and the unemployment rate inched down to 4.9 percent. Wages may have risen by 12 cents in January, but over the year, wages have only increased 2.5 percent.
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