The verdict is in — cutting unemployment benefits does not help workers. Surprised? Hardly. Squabbles between congressional Republicans and Democrats resulted in the end of federal emergency unemployment benefits for over 2 million Americans.
Moroccans have been crossing the Med looking for a better life in Spain for decades. Now the trend is turning in a different direction, as out-of-work Spaniards head south to Morocco's shores.
When a world where parents must endure background checks to gain employment should we allow background checks for welfare applicants. If one cannot gain employment or feed their family what will happen next?
As Spain continues to sufferer from growing unemployment and a prolonged financial crisis, a radio station decided to organize a flash mob hoping it would bring a bit of joy to those waiting at an unemployment office.
An unemployed carpenter in Illinois made a surprising discovery when he went to his vegetable garden to pick broccoli for dinner and instead found a duffel bag stuffed full of money that totaled over $150,000.
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The 14 million Americans still out of work, some of them for up to five years, are being hit with job ads on huge websites like Monster and Career-Builder and even Craigslist that state clearly that unemployed workers are not wanted.
The US Labor Department newly-released unemployment numbers for May show the nation adding just 54,000 jobs, the lowest number in eight months, and one chief economist noted the economy has hit a “brick wall.”
A number of economic groups, describing themselves as unbiased, have been claimed as fronts for conservative organizations whose aim is to maintain low wages and reduced benefits, so some say their "research" is suspect.
The phone call interrupted the quiet routine into which I have settled over the past 16 months of unemployment. Each evening rolls into the next with little to distinguish one from the other except for the prime-time television lineup.
The man suspected of killing 13 people at the American Civic Association in upstate New York has been identified as a Vietnamese immigrant who was angry over losing his job and not being able to speak English well.