Many 'Missing Workers' Are Prime Working Age
September 05 2014 2:22 PM
The number of Americans who have exited the labor force is at a historic low.
Unemployment For College Grads Up Slightly
September 05 2014 12:22 PM
New Labor Department jobs data illustrates the employment gap across educational levels.
Just When The Economy Seems To Pick Up Steam ...
September 05 2014 11:44 AM
Unemployment dipped but that was largely due to Americans leaving the labor force, a troubling sign for the state of the economy.
Low US Job Numbers Surprise Economists
September 05 2014 8:43 AM
But despite a hiring slowdown, the U.S. jobs report published Friday by the Labor Department did show solid employment gains in August.
Are College Grads Destined For Jobs As Baristas and Clerks?
September 04 2014 4:58 PM
A new analysis examines unemployment and underemployment among recent college graduates.
US Income Gap Between Rich And Poor Widened During Recovery
September 04 2014 4:13 PM
A Fed study released Thursday concludes that the gap between America's rich and poor grew wider during the recovery.
Slow And Steady: Job Growth Picks Up In US
September 04 2014 1:34 PM
Most of the gains are in business services, manufacturing, construction and retail. But many are still unwilling part-timers.
US Job Growth Remained Strong In August
September 04 2014 10:53 AM
The private sector added 204,000 jobs in August, the fifth consecutive month of more than 200,000 job gains, according to ADP.
Refinancing Mistakes Cost Homeowners Thousands
September 03 2014 3:03 PM
The U.S. economy misses out on billions of dollars in consumer spending when homeowners don't refinance.
Most Wage Growth In US Economy Going To Skilled Workers
September 03 2014 2:51 PM
The Fed's beige book offers a peek inside the regional factors that have affected the national economy in the last two months.
Tuna Stock In Pacific Dangerously Low
September 03 2014 2:39 AM
Pacific Bluefin and BigEye tuna stocks have fallen sharply, forcing regulatory bodies to enforce fishing restrictions to help stocks recover.
The 40-Hour Workweek Is Longer In The US
September 01 2014 9:54 PM
A Gallup poll found the 40-hour workweek is nearly a full work day longer on average in the U.S.
Obama Pushes For Increase In Minimum Wage
September 01 2014 5:54 PM
President Obama says the U.S. shouldn't be rewarding companies that take profits and jobs overseas.
California Governor Lauds Passage Of ‘Historic’ Sick Leave Bill
August 31 2014 9:43 AM
The measure would require Californian employers to provide at least three days of annual paid sick leave to workers.
IRS Phone Scam: 5 Signs You’re a Target
August 30 2014 5:21 PM
IRS impostors have already bilked scam victims out of millions. Here's how to protect yourself.
Americans Favor Unions But Also Support Right-To-Work Law: Poll
August 29 2014 3:54 PM
Americans' opinions of labor unions and right-to-work laws explained in six charts and maps.
US Consumer Spending Fell 0.1% In July
August 29 2014 11:00 AM
Continued cautious household spending could hold back economic growth this fall.
Six Major Cities With Highest Minimum Wage
August 28 2014 3:47 PM
Los Angeles could join a growing list of cities that have increased the minimum wage for their workers.
By 2017, Los Angeles' Minimum Wage Could Be $13.25
August 28 2014 1:45 PM
Such a move would catapult Los Angeles into the growing movement of cities and states that are considering hourly-wage adjustments.
US Economy Expands 4.2%
August 28 2014 8:45 AM
Stronger consumer spending and business inventory spending lifted the number after a harsh winter slowed the first quarter.