Results related to “jobs”
by Imara Jones on December 6 2013, 1:41PM
The jobs report indicates that the economy is still figuring out how to recover.
by Imara Jones on March 8 2013, 10:08AM
Don’t break out the fireworks yet.
by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2013, 12:59PM
The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, according to a Labor Department report released Friday.
by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2013, 10:42AM
This is the 49th consecutive month with national unemployment above 7%.
by Imara Jones on October 5 2012, 11:28AM
The overall picture’s looking better, but why hasn’t joblessness become a real election issue?
by Imara Jones on September 7 2012, 12:14PM
The jobs report only adds to the curiosity of President Obama’s silence on Black and Latino unemployment.
by Imara Jones on July 9 2012, 9:38AM
Yes, the president must do much more, but his jobs proposals if fully implemented would have put millions back to work by now—including in hard-hit black communities. The problem is petty politics, not economic policy.
by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 4:08PM
One in six U.S. workers was born somewhere else.
by Kai Wright on June 25 2012, 11:49AM
The longer we go without creating sane immigration policy, the longer we rob the economy of $150 billion in economic activity a year, says Imara Jones.
by Imara Jones on June 11 2012, 10:00AM
This weekend, President Obama took a beating for declaring the private sector “fine.” But he was correct. The real jobs crisis is in the public sector, and Obama’s the only one with a plan to fix it. Turns out, that’s also the only real plan to deal with black joblessness.
by Imara Jones on June 1 2012, 10:01AM
Today’s jobs report tells most Americans already what they already know: We’re still mired in joblessness. But Imara Jones argues we should really fear the larger problem: There remains no plan for getting unstuck.
by Jorge Rivas on May 25 2012, 6:06PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on his way back from a press conference on the train when he realized he was sitting next to a woman who was on a telephone interview. He surprised her with an on the spot job reference.
by Kai Wright on March 9 2012, 10:47AM
The sudden, sharp drop in black unemployment that set economists buzzing in January appears to have in fact been so much statistical noise. The February 2012 job numbers are out and black unemployment went right back up, to 14.1 percent…
by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 8:03AM
Black men captured about 237,000 job gains in 2011, whereas black women actually ended the year with fewer jobs than they had a year ago.
by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2011, 12:28PM
The action comes as Congress votes on extending unemployment benefits to 2.2 million unemployed workers.