A United Nations report says that more young people between the ages of 10 and 24 are alive today than ever before, a demographic shift that both poses challenges and offers potential benefits.
By PBS NewsHour
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
According to Friday's jobs report, the unemployment rate dropped from 6.2 percent to 6.1 percent. However, the number of Americans dropping out of the workforce rose. Sudeep Reddy, an economics editor at the Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan from…
The job hopping that has become synonymous with Millennials is a false depiction of the current predicament that they find themselves in, according to the Census Bureau. In fact, the Washington Post reports, the number of young people changing…
Viewers respond to a signature report from Saturday, Aug. 23 on the struggles some job seekers face over inaccurate background screenings. Hari Sreenivasan reads your comments in Viewers Like You.
By Liza Kaufman Hogan, Next Avenue
In honor of Labor Day, Next Avenue asked their readers to share what they learned the first time they earned a paycheck.
By Peter Barnes
Unless we change our distribution of non-labor income, we can kiss our middle class goodbye, says entrepreneur Peter Barnes. In his new book, "With Liberty and Dividends for All," Barnes proposes a nationwide dividend program, like Alaska's, that would help…
By Megan Thompson and Tracy Wholf
Employers and screeners say the checks are an important tool for reducing liability for negligent hiring. But the practice has come under fire from those who say it can lead to discrimination and decreased job opportunities for the 70 million…
By Simone Pathe
The economy added 209,000 jobs last month, slightly fewer than expected, but still making July the sixth straight month to add more than 200,000 jobs, which economists are largely interpreting as a sign of a steady recovery.
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