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How Killing Unemployment Benefits Could Kill Economic Growth
Business  (tags: jobs, unemployment, benefits, economy )

- 674 days ago -
On Jan. 10, the monthly jobs report showed that the U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December--and that people were giving up on finding employment and leaving the work force in droves.
10 Reasons That Long-Term Unemployment Is a National Catastrophe
Business  (tags: unemployment, jobs, recession, depression, recovery, economics )

- 691 days ago -
Unemployment is bad. Obviously long-term unemployment is worse. But it's not just a little worse, it's horrifically worse.
Amend the Fed: We Need a Central Bank That Serves Main Street
Business  (tags: The Federal Reserve, The Federal Reserve Act, 100th birthday of Fed, dissatisfaction, Main Street, Fed mandates, Bernanke, QE, unemployment, inflation, debt crisis continues, elites get richer )

- 716 days ago -
The Federal Reserve Act was drafted by bankers to create a banker's bank that would serve their interests. It is their own private club, and its legal structure keeps all non-members out. However, Congress has the power to amend the Fed.
McDonald's Ties Nine Out of 10 Workers to Zero-Hours Contracts
Business  (tags: McDonald's, Subway, UK, revelations, zero-hours contracts, Labour Party, MPs, campaign, guarantee, working hours, abolish 0-hrs, Institute of Directors, flexible labour market, economy, unemployment, Italy, Spain )

- 840 days ago -
UK's biggest food chain's admitted 90% of workforce/82,800 staff on controversial contracts that've been criticised because no guarantee of regular work & no stability of income offered. Employers body of 38,000 directors claims economy needs flexibility
Eurozone Unemployment Reaches Record High Of 12.2 Percent
Business  (tags: europe, society, economy, foreclosures, unemployment, politics, world, news, politics, society )

- 908 days ago -
The unemployment rate across the 17 European countries that use the euro hit a record 12.2 percent in April, and the number of unemployed is on track to reach 20 million by year's end.
The Rich Have Gained $5.6 Trillion in the 'Recovery,' While the Rest of Us Have Lost $669 Billion
Business  (tags: wealth distribution, money, society, politics, usa, economy, government, business, Wall St bailout, Federal Reserve, trickledown economics, unemployment, criminal conspiracies )

- 935 days ago -
Do the math and you'll discover that the top 7% gained a whopping $5.6 trillion in net worth (assets minus liabilities) while the rest of lost $669 billion. Their wealth went up by 28% while ours went down by 4 percent.
Spain Unemployment Hits Record High
Business  (tags: world, society, money, unemployment, Spain, economy, politics )

- 944 days ago -
Spain's unemployment rate soared to a new record of 27.2% of the workforce in the first quarter of 2013, according to official figures.
Welcome to Madrid: City of Protests
Business  (tags: world, society, money, unemployment, Spain, economy, politics )

- 1006 days ago -
The country's unemployment rate stands at 26% -- its highest level ever -- and the situation is even worse for young people, with more than 55% of 16 to 24-year-olds out of work.
Forget Discouraged, 3 Million Workers Hopelessly Unemployed
Business  (tags: labor, unemployment, discouraged workers, society, news, politics, money, finance, economy, americans )

- 1055 days ago -
Employers may be hiring, but there's another big problem with the job market that isn't being tracked as closely: the hopelessly unemployed.
Doing the Math: Obama Recovery Still the Worst in Decades
Business  (tags: Slowest Economic Recovery, Unemployment, Persistent Unemployment, Slow Job Growth, Rebutting President Obama's Attempt to A, Abnormally Poor Recovery, Barack Obama, Unusually Slow Recovery, Failure of Growth )

- 1125 days ago -
Lately, Barack Obama has taken to claiming that he's leading a slow but steady economic recovery, hampered by the nature of the 2007-8 Great Recession and other external factors. Two different analyses today rebut that assertion.
Millions of Jobless Desperate in Spain
Business  (tags: world, politics, labor, unemployment, Spain, society, economy, government, money, news )

- 1194 days ago -
In Andalusía, the southern province of which Sevilla is the capital, one million people are out of work, giving it an unemployment rate five percentage points higher than the record national rate of 24.6 percent in late July - the highest rate in the Eur
Bring Jobs Home ACTION
Business  (tags: usa, tpp, fair trade, economy, transparency, labor, jobs, unemployment, labor, money, business )

- 1243 days ago -
We've heard it before. Politicians and corporate CEOs promised us "free trade agreements," like NAFTA, would create jobs and build the U.S. economy. But the reality has been very different from the rhetoric.
90 Million Workers Won't Be Needed By 2020, Study Says
Business  (tags: politics, business, labor, news, society, study, world economy, unemployment, world, government, corporate, environment, farming, ethics )

- 1252 days ago -
Tens of millions of people worldwide will be condemned to long-term joblessness unless global leaders make significant changes to address unemployment and worker training, according to a new study.
60 MINUTES: High Joblessness in the Home of U.S. Space Flight
Business  (tags: labor, politics, society, news, money, unemployment, Brevard County, speace program terminations economy, finance, americans, wal-mart, usa )

- 1333 days ago -
s) When the last space shuttle took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in July -- when the crowds left and 7,000 space center workers lost their jobs -- what happened to Brevard County, Florida? Scott Pelley tells the story of a county struggli
Apply For Unemployment
Business  (tags: unemployment, job, business )

- 1416 days ago -
Unemployment, as defined by the federal government, occurs when an individual or a group of individuals is without a job.

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