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Op-Ed: New Afghan president can halt Taliban advance with jobs

With Ashraf Ghani now sworn in as the new president of Afghanistan in a rare peaceful transition of power, an historic opportunity arises for President Ghani to attack a fundamental source of the insurgency.

Labor market benefits from higher unemployment rates

Compared to last year, the amount of unemployment benefits at the state level hiked up 12,000 to reach 293,000, according to the Labor Department.

Renzi shows fierce side as battle for Italy reform intensifies

Rome - He's promised to shake-up recession-plagued Italy, but Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's ambitious schemes to revive the eurozone's third largest economy have hit a stumbling block, amid a fierce row with powerful trade unions.

Op-Ed: Welfare reform is greatly needed in the U.S.

Our nation needs a welfare system that people will benefit from, not chain them to the system of which they can never escape. A revised system created of four branches could correct, accelerate and improve the process by doing just a few simple things.

Op-Ed: Obama gets big boost as thousands more get jobs

New York - If conventional wisdom, which holds that the economy is always the top issue, then President Barack Obama jump started his popularity Thursday. Americans will celebrate July 4 knowing many more have jobs.

Op-Ed: India's gang-rape problems may be tied to lack of toilets

India is second in the world in the number of reported rapes annually. The U.S. is at the head of the list, but critics say this is only because many rapes in India go unreported. Rapes have increased tenfold in the past 40 years.

British unemployment rate drops below 7%

London - Britain's unemployment rate dropped to a five-year low point of 6.9 percent in the quarter to February, as the country's economic recovery picks up speed before next year's general election.The rate dropped from 7.

British unemployment rate drops below 7%

London - Britain's unemployment rate dropped to a five-year low point of 6.9 percent in the quarter to February, as the country's economic recovery picks up speed before next year's general election.The rate dropped from 7.

Op-Ed: Losing benefits isn’t prodding unemployed back to work

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.

South Korea's jobless rate falls to 3.5% in March

Seoul - South Korea's unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent in March thanks to new jobs created in agriculture and social services, state data showed Wednesday. The seasonally-adjusted figure compares to 3.

U.S. posts modest but solid job growth in March

Washington - The United States added a modest 192,000 jobs in March as the economy emerged from a brutal winter, while the unemployment rate held steady, Labor Department data showed.

US posts modest but solid job growth in March

Washington - The United States added a modest 192,000 jobs in March as the economy emerged from a brutal winter, while the unemployment rate held steady, Labor Department data showed Friday.

U.S. adds 192,000 jobs in March; jobless rate unchanged

Washington - The United States added 192,000 jobs in March as private employers boosted hiring, a sign of improving strength in the economy, Labor Department data showed Friday.The jobless rate remained unchanged from February at 6.

Spanish jobless numbers decline in March, official data shows

Madrid - Spain reported on Wednesday a slide in jobless numbers in March as the economy gingerly recovered from a long, employment-destroying recession.The number of people registered as unemployed fell by 16,620 from the previous month to 4.

Italy's record jobless rate raises pressure on Renzi

Milan - Italy's unemployment hit 13 percent for the first time in February and is expected to remain high for months to come, raising the pressure on new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Eurozone unemployment rate dips below 12% in February

Brussels - The Eurozone unemployment rate dipped to 11.9 percent in February, according to official data on Tuesday which also slightly revised the rates for recent months.There were about 18.

German unemployment steady in March

Frankfurt - Germany's unemployment rate was steady in March, as Europe's economy got off to a good start in 2014, official data showed on Tuesday.

Yellen: Slack US labor market still needs Fed support

Washington - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday that the US economy still needs the Fed's extraordinary support measures, noting that the falling jobless rate masks weaknesses in the jobs market.

US jobless claims fall

Washington - First-time claims for US unemployment benefits fell last week, adding to signs of a firming jobs market, government data showed Thursday.Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, totaled 311,000 in the week to March 22, down from 321,000 t...

French unemployment surges in February

Paris - The number of jobless in France surged by 0.9 percent in February to a new record of 3.34 million, the labour ministry said on Wednesday.

U.S. jobless claims tick higher

Washington - First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits climbed last week but the overall trend continued to head slowly downward, government data released Thursday showed.

Unemployment rate in advanced economies steady at 7.6%: OECD

Paris - The unemployment rate in advanced countries was steady at 7.6 percent in January, with 46.2 million people looking for work nearly six years after the financial crisis began, OECD data showed on Thursday.The unemployment rate in the 18-member eurozone ...

US job creation picks up in February

Washington - US job creation picked up pace in February after harsh weather depressed the numbers for two months, somewhat alleviating worries that economic growth had sputtered out during the winter.The economy generated 175,000 jobs last month, better than most a...

US job creation picks up in February

Washington - The US generated 175,000 jobs in February, data showed Friday, a modest rebound from two disappointing, weather-beaten months that analysts said suggests economic growth remains on track.The figure, which came after a series of poor indicators that had...

US economy creates 175,000 jobs in February

Washington - The US economy generated 175,000 jobs in February, data showed Friday, a modest rebound from two poor months when weakness was blamed on harsh winter weather.

Data shows Hollande keeps promise on cutting unemployment

Paris - Data released Thursday showed that French unemployment fell at the end of last year, suggesting a key campaign promise by President Francois Hollande has indeed been kept.

US jobless claims drop to 3-month low

Washington - First-time claims for US unemployment benefits fell last week to a three-month low but remained little changed from a year ago, according to official data released Thursday.Initial jobless claims totaled 323,000 in the week ending March 1, a decline of...

Spain says jobless queues shrink slightly in February

Madrid - Spain's government hailed Tuesday a wafer-thin cut in the nation's jobless queues in February, a fresh sign that the labour market is stabilising after the loss of millions of jobs since 2008.The number of people registered as unemployed dipped by just...

IMF chief says Spain 'turns corner' but jobs now key

Madrid - IMF chief Christine Lagarde declared Monday that Spain's economy has "turned the corner" but warned it must now focus on creating jobs to battle a 26-percent unemployment rate.Spain's economy grew in the second half of 2013 after a two-year downturn, t...

Eurozone jobless, inflation rates steady

Brussels - The eurozone unemployment rate was steady at a near-record 12 percent in January, with a modest economic recovery yet to produce any sharp headline improvement, while February inflation was also flat, data showed on Friday.The official figures suggest ...
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September 2012 total workforce unemployment chart. Courtesy of www.shadowstats.com
September 2012 total workforce unemployment chart. Courtesy of www.shadowstats.com
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Geithner to leave in consideration of family.
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Unemployed teachers wait for an interview at Brooklyn Museum  NYC.
Unemployed teachers wait for an interview at Brooklyn Museum, NYC.
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A student stands in front of a job board looking for opportunities.
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Jobs on offer at a local employment fair.
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Republicans just can t seem to find it in themselves to share the nation s enthusiasm over the recov...
Republicans just can't seem to find it in themselves to share the nation's enthusiasm over the recovery.
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Andrew Neil of the BBC interviewing Mark Beatson, chief economist from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, about its research into so-called "zero hour contracts"
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Sky Soleil performs Queen and David Bowie s Under Pressure to draw attention to the plight of the ho...
Sky Soleil performs Queen and David Bowie's Under Pressure to draw attention to the plight of the homeless and jobless in the United States.
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An Unemployment and Job Center in Lyon France
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Eight striking bus drivers who were fired in July in Luque, located 12 km northeast of Asunción, have nailed themselves to crosses in protest.
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