Nation Oct 03

A two-tiered jobs report for a two-tiered economy

With the unemployment rate dipping below 6 percent for the first time since the summer of 2008, and payroll gains of 248,000, September's headline employment data points to a real economic recovery -- with jobs. But last month wasn't so…

Nation Feb 16

What’s your story of long-term unemployment?

When the federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program expired on Dec. 28, 1.3 million Americans lost their long-term unemployment insurance -- a number that continues to rise as people across the country exhaust regular state benefits.