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New York City Unemployment Rises to 9.1 Percent in January

March 7, 2013, 4:12 pm

New York City’s unemployment rate crept up from 8.8 percent in December to 9.1 percent in January, according to statistics released by the State Labor Department on Thursday.

The Unemployed, Volunteerism and Freedom

February 18, 2013, 3:33 am

The Great Recession has produced one thin silver lining for some of the nation’s unemployed: the opportunity to serve others.

Only Half of College Grads Use Their Degrees

January 30, 2013, 9:26 pm

Nearly one-half of college graduates in the United States are overqualified for their jobs, working at places that do not require a four-year college education.

UN Warns 200 Million People Will Be Unemployed in 2013

January 22, 2013, 4:01 pm

The United Nations on Tuesday warned that an estimated 5.1 million more people will be out of a job in 2013, with the hardest-hit demographic being young people.

Facing the Unemployment Dilemma

January 15, 2013, 8:11 am

The U.S. employment situation for December 2012 has not changed since September 2012, hovering around the official rate of 7.8 percent, according to the Jan. 4 Bureau of Labor [...]

Poor child Support Enforces Joblessness

December 17, 2012, 5:48 am

Figures for jobless households in Ireland are twice the European average, according to a report from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) released this week.

Expert: Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Lack Balance

December 13, 2012, 10:06 pm

A budget expert said that fiscal cliff negotiations to cut domestic discretionary spending are bad for poor people and the economy.

Swedish Youths Are Norway’s Migrant Workers

December 12, 2012, 8:03 am

Swedish youths are encouraged by employment officers to find work in Norway to battle Sweden’s high youth unemployment rate. Once in Norway, they do unskilled labor that [...]

Many Canadian Specialists Unemployed: Royal College of Physicians

October 31, 2012, 12:52 pm

Some of Canada’s highly trained physicians remain unemployed after finishing their education, says the Royal College.

Employment Rate up for Second Consecutive Month

October 7, 2012, 11:16 pm

Over 50,000 jobs were added in September across the nation.


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