The U.S. economy added 196,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent. Still, wages only ticked up slightly.
By Gretchen Frazee
The strain on current and future federal workers is raising concerns that the shutdown is damaging the government’s reputation as a stable employer.
By Gretchen Frazee
The numbers that collectively sketch a picture of a vibrant economy don't reflect reality for a range of Americans who still feel far from financially secure.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
Almost two years after major tech firms began publicizing their diversity numbers, recent figures show that Silicon Valley employees are still overwhelmingly white and male. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the steps these companies are taking to address their race and…
By PBS NewsHour
By Nick Corcodilos
Don't accept a new job, and maybe even consider not quitting your current job, until you've seen the employee handbook. That may sound risky, but taking a job without knowing all the terms is risky, says headhunter Nick Corcodilos.
Despite concerns about sluggish growth in the first quarter of 2014, the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, and the economy added more than 200,000 jobs for the fifth straight month…
By Simone Pathe
The unemployment rate dropped to its lowest since September 2008, and the economy added 288,000 jobs last month, but about 800,000 people dropped out of the labor force. Our more inclusive Solman Scale also fell to 14.38 percent.
Rosier-than-expected jobs report doesn't improve outlook for long-term jobless…
Despite a rosier jobs picture in April, for Americans ages 55 or older who have been unemployed long-term, the prospect of finding work is greatly limited. Economic correspondent Paul Solman explores why older workers face joblessness and considerable financial strain.
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