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BY staff | Patras, Greece | 4/06/16
The first day of the big March Against Unemployment, which will travel 220 km from Patras to Athens concluded with enormous success on April 4.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 7/03/15
On July 2, the Labor Department released its report on the job market for June of 2015.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 1/31/15
Statistics released by the federal government on Jan. 27 indicate that high unemployment rates persist in a good number of states.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 1/22/15
Statistics compiled by the federal government indicate that there is still a large number of long-term unemployed workers, despite the modest economic expansion. According to a Jan. 9 statement from the Bureau of Labor Statics, “In December, the number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or longer) was essentially unchanged at 2.8 million and accounted for 31.9% of the unemployed.”
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 9/22/14
On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the Census Bureau released their annual report on income and poverty for 2013. The report showed that the typical household had a small gain in their income for the first time since 2007. The median household income, at $51,939 was still below that of 1996, when adjusted for inflation. It is still down 8% from 2007 and 8.7% less than its peak in 1999.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 9/08/14
On Sept. 5, the Department of Labor’s monthly report on the job market said that employment grew more slowly in August.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 7/20/14
Data released by the federal government July 18 show that many states continue to suffer from consistently high rates of unemployment.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 7/07/14
Conservative pundits are praising Republican lawmakers for blocking legislation in Congress to restore Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC).
BY staff | Washington, DC | 5/04/14
On May 1, Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV), the authors of the Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits to the to the long-term jobless, told the House leadership to allow a vote on proposed extension.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 4/10/14
Legislation to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless passed the Senate, April 7.
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