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A state panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended a $6.25 increase in hourly wage for fast-food workers Wednesday, bringing minimum wage to…

Unemployed Blacks More Resilient During Job Search than Whites The so-called recovery of the US economy has not been equally kind to everyone. Even as the unemployment…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting the persistent joblessness that has marred the economic recovery, President Barack Obama won commitments Friday from more than 300 companies to…

It’s hard to tap into your fortune when you’re unemployed, but Dr. Deena Carr is back  on ”The James Fortune Show” to help you stay on track. Listen to…

via: cnn.com About 57% of Americans who get vacation time don’t use all of it, most of them because of their heavy workload, according to a Harris Interactive study for JetBlue. And almost 10% of those surveyed reported that the unstable job market — the U.S. unemployment rate was 8.3% in July — made them […]

The July Job Report stated that 163,000 jobs have been created, but President Barack Obama believes more work needs to be done for those who still don’t have jobs. “We’ve now created 4.5 million new jobs over the last 29 months, and 1.1 million new jobs so far this year,” President Obama said in remarks […]

163,000 jobs were created in July by U.S employers making the top of the list for the past five months. The July Job Report reminds Americans that the economy is rising smoothly. As the number of jobs created has been watched by a careful eye, many economists only predicted 100,000 jobs would be created for […]

The Labor Department has reported that 120,000 jobs were added in the month of March, which was far less than what was expected. Last month’s job growth is the equivalent to just barely keeping up with population growth, said Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project. Read More

CNN is reporting that an ADP payroll report concludes that the job market picked up last month, creating 216,000 jobs. Small businesses (with less than 50 employees) made up half of the jobs that were created in February. Read More