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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.
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.
By PBS NewsHour
Do women face a tougher time finding a job than men as we age? According to economists, women 35 and up are far less likely to be considered for certain jobs than younger women or men of the same age.
The U.S. economy added 2.6 million jobs overall in 2015, part of a two-year gain that was the best since the late '90s. Yet wage growth remained relatively slow. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez explores the final jobs report of…
By Vikram Mansharamani
When it comes to the college major, should passion trump practicality?…
By Alan Benson, Raimundo Esteva, Frank Levy
It's that time of year again. If they haven't already, high school seniors are preparing to settle on their college choices by May 1. But then again, should they even go to college? Here to encourage them to go, with…
By Simone Pathe
The economy added a disappointing 126,000 jobs in March. And while economists often caution that one month's data shouldn't be weighted too heavily, this latest jobs report comes on the heels of other news about slower economic growth. All of…
Earnings inequality in America has increased since 1979 — that much we know. But why and what to do about it is murky — in part because we’re often talking past each other when we talk about inequality. There are…
Despite harsh winter weather, the economy added 295,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest since mid-2008. Those are signs of a recovering labor market that the Federal Reserve might use to justify an interest rate…
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